Memorial services set for slain Detroit-area teens

Jourdan Bobbish, Jacob Kudla

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DETROIT - Memorial services will be held later this week for two Westland teenagers whose bodies were discovered in a field on Detroit's east side.

A service for 17-year-old Jourdan Bobbish is set for 11:30 a.m. Friday at Ward Presbyterian Church in Northville.

A fund for him, the Jourdan Bobbish Fund, has been set up at all Fifth Third Bank locations.

The memorial for 18-year-old Jacob Kudla is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ our Savior Lutheran Church on Farmington Road in Livonia.

The teens were fatally shot, and Detroit police are investigating the killings. They were found Friday in a neglected field filled with trash and high grass

Bobbish and Kudla had been missing since July 22 after visiting the home of Kudla's uncle in Detroit.

Teen's uncle speaks out

Richard Baxter, Kudla's uncle, is the last family member to see the teen and his friend alive.

Baxter has been questioned several times by police who are taking a close look at his own police record.

Baxter said the teens picked up marijuana and pills, including Xanax, from him on Sunday. He said he has no idea what happened to them after they left his house.

"I gave them a couple of each," he said. "I gave them pot. I had some pot.

Police have questioned Baxter at least five times. The Local 4 Defenders have learned he is on probation right now. He faces a number of drug-related charges from possession to distribution.

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