Renisha McBride Family Demands Conviction After Autopsy Shows Shot in the Face


"He shouldn't be free. He killed her," Detroit pastor W.J. Rideout told Friday after her funeral. "He shot her, whether it was accidental or to commit murder or a crime."

McBride's family reached out to Rideout, who is also a civil and human rights activist, to speak on behalf of the family.

"This is a senseless murder," pastor Rideout told "We will not tolerate another Trayvon Martin, another Jonathan Ferrell. And here we have Renisha McBride, the third African-American who didn't have a weapon in her hand and didn't do anything to deserve being shot."

In September, former Florida A&M University football player Jonathan Ferrell, 24, was gunned down by a police officer while looking for help at a woman's home after a car crash.

In 2012, Trayvon Martin, 17, was unarmed when he was shot and killed by George Zimmerman. Zimmerman was acquitted of the murder this summer.

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