Teenager's body found dumped in Dearborn Heights

Teenager's body found dumped in Dearborn Heights

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DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (WJBK) -

A young woman is shot and killed, her body dumped in Dearborn Heights. Now her family wants to know who would do this and why.

Click on the video player to watch Randy Wimbley's report.

Renisha McBride, 19, went out Friday night and Monday morning her mother got a call that broke her heart. Police told her they found Renisha's body in Dearborn Heights. Now, they're trying to find her killer. Bernita Spinks wants closure and justice. McBride was her niece. Police found the teen's body near Warren and Outer Drive. They say she had a gunshot wound to the head from a shotgun. Family members say Renisha was soft spoken, hardworking and stayed to herself. Bernita thinks she was killed in Detroit and dumped in Dearborn Heights because of its close proximity to the city.

"All our kids are getting killed. We're burying our kids. It's devastating," she told Fox 2.

Renisha was driving a white Ford Taurus when she left home Friday. No one knows where she was going. Her family hopes someone will come forward with information about her death so her killer is brought to justice.

"Just as well as it's my niece and my sister's daughter, it could be your kid," said Spinks. "If you're watching and you heard anything or [saw] anything don't feel like [you're] a snitch. Come and tell what you [saw]. Give us some closure. Help - let us know what's going on, help the police out."

 

 

 

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