Family in shock after mother of seven killed in triple-shooting on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – Family members of 32-year-old Janea Fletcher, a mother of seven, are heartbroken after finding out she was shot and killed early Friday morning. “I don’t know what to say, what to do,” Lightfood said. I don’t know. “She has seven kids, like I really don’t know what to do. “Don’t nobody like to hear about death, especially when a mother of seven is involved,” Jones said.
Triple-shooting on Detroit’s west side kills young mother, 2 others
DETROIT – Police are investigating an early morning Friday shooting that killed two men and a young mother. “She has seven kids. “If anybody knows anything about this to please feel free to let her family know, the police or anything,” said the aunt of one of the victims. She has seven kids. More: Metro Detroit crime news
How Detroit neighborhoods got their names
Here are the stories behind the names of 12 well-known Detroit neighborhoods. Note: Aaron Mondry wrote entries for Woodbridge and Brush Park. CorktownThe oldest surviving intact neighborhood in Detroit, Corktown is named for the Irish county, Cork, that many of its first settlers once inhabited. Long before that, the plots sold for the Cass neighborhood designation were held by the descendants of Lewis Cass, a prominent slaveholder and politician in early-19th-century Michigan Territory. This near west side Detroit area is named after Woodbridgehe owned a large farm on land that would later become the neighborhood.detroit.curbed.com