Online petition asks prosecutor to re-open Adaisha Miller case - New York News

Online petition asks prosecutor to re-open Adaisha Miller case

Posted: Updated:
DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) - "She went out celebrating birth, life and she was killed," said Yolanda McNair, the mother of Adaisha Miller. "No one wants to take responsibility for that."

McNair says nearly two years after her daughter's death she's still waiting for closure and she'll continue to fight as long as it takes. The family has now posted an online petition asking Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy to re-open Miller's case. Click HERE to read/sign the petition.

Back in February, the prosecutor's office announced there was not enough evidence to charge officer Issac Parrish. His gun somehow went off killing Adaisha during a party at his home in July 2012. The Detroit Police Department has said Miller hugged the officer and the gun went off by accident.

"Why wouldn't they agree that he was negligent?" McNair asked. "I'm not saying that he set out to kill my daughter but he wasn't being a responsible adult either."

McNair says the various stories she's heard about what happened that night do not add up and she's never seen the evidence that led to the prosecutor's decision. The family had to file a Freedom of Information lawsuit to get a few autopsy photos and some documents in the case. Miller's belongings were never returned and they have yet to receive any kind of apology.

"If they're not going to do another investigation find someone who can," McNair said. "Follow up, follow suit. They have dropped the ball."

  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Suspect arrested in 1990s cold-case murders on Long Island

    Suspect arrested in 1990s cold-case murders on Long Island

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:50:43 GMT
    Authorities on Long Island have arrested a suspect in two cold case murders dating to the 1990s. John Bittrolff, a married father of two, is the lead suspect in the deaths of two prostitutes whose bodies were found within months of each other in late 1993 and early 1994, authorities said. Police arrested the 48-year-old, who was arraigned at the district court in Central Islip.
    Authorities on Long Island have arrested a suspect in two cold case murders dating to the 1990s. John Bittrolff, a married father of two, is the lead suspect in the deaths of two prostitutes whose bodies were found within months of each other in late 1993 and early 1994, authorities said. Police arrested the 48-year-old, who was arraigned at the district court in Central Islip.
  • 'Broken Windows' tactic questioned as chokehold victim laid to rest

    'Broken Windows' tactic questioned as chokehold victim laid to rest

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:24 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:24:25 GMT
    The recent death of a man from Staten Island while he was being arrested by NYPD officers is calling into question a police crackdown on petty offenses to discourage more serious crime. Critics say policing based on the so-called "broken windows" theory can needlessly put people at risk and fuel tensions in the city's minority communities.
    The recent death of a man from Staten Island while he was being arrested by NYPD officers is calling into question a police crackdown on petty offenses to discourage more serious crime. Critics say policing based on the so-called "broken windows" theory can needlessly put people at risk and fuel tensions in the city's minority communities.

  • 3 NYC boys get recording contract approval

    3 NYC boys get recording contract approval

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:34 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:34:12 GMT
    New York City NewsNew York City News
    Three middle school students got permission from a Manhattan judge to sign a multi-year recording contract with Sony. The court's approval allows the heavy metal band, Unlocking the Truth, to record their first single Wednesday for The Cherry Group, a division of Sony. The Brooklyn boys had to get court approval because they are minors.
    Three middle school students got permission from a Manhattan judge to sign a multi-year recording contract with Sony. The court's approval allows the heavy metal band, Unlocking the Truth, to record their first single Wednesday for The Cherry Group, a division of Sony. The Brooklyn boys had to get court approval because they are minors.

Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices