Charges announced in “Backpage.com Murder Investigation”
(Detroit-WXYZ) – “We just want justice. We want closure,” said Chikita Madison. “We have waited 4 months.”
Her daughter 23-year-old Renisha Landers and Renisha’s cousin 24-year old Demisha Hunt’s bodies were found in the trunk of a car in Detroit in December.
Saturday Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy announced charges against one man in connection with what police are calling the “Backpage.com Murders”
James Brown, 24, of Sterling Heights will be charged with Dead Bodies-Disinternment in connection with the homicides of Hunt and Landers.
Brown has also been charged with several arson charges including the arson of a dead body in connection with the murders of two other women. Natasha Curtis, 29, and Vernithea McCrary, 28, both of Detroit were found in the trunk of a burning car on Christmas morning.
Brown is expected to be arraigned today at noon in 36th District Court.
The prosecutors office says no further details will be provided at this time, as the homicides remain under investigation.
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