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Family, friends gather to remember murdered Melvindale woman
October 3, 2016
Detroit police arrest 16-year-old man in conjunction with Amanda Bentons death
By SUE SUCHYTA
Sunday Times Newspapers
MELVINDALE Friends and family gathered Sunday afternoon to remember Amanda Benton, 29, of Melvindale, whose body was found Friday in an abandoned house in southwest Detroit following her Sept. 26 disappearance.
Mourners met at Vernor and Ferris in Detroit, where Bentons empty purse was found by a homeless man, and walked several blocks to Pitt and Norman, where the car she was driving, a 1995 green Dodge Neon, was found late Sept. 26.
Benton, who has four sons, was five-and-a-half months pregnant with a daughter...
This is just so horrifying. :sick:
2 charged in killing of pregnant Melvindale woman
Amanda Lynn Benton killed Sept. 26
By Derick Hutchinson
Posted: 5:25 PM, October 05, 2016
MELVINDALE, Mich. - Two men have been charged in connection with the brutal killing of a 29-year-old Melvindale*woman who was five months pregnant.
Jacob Barnes, 23, of Lincoln Park, and Jeremy Lee, 16, of Detroit, were charged with felony murder, first-degree murder, assault of a pregnant individual causing death of a fetus and mutilation of a dead body.
Lee will be charged as an adult offender...
Former Gladwin woman brutally slain in Detroit
Posted: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 6:00 am | Updated: 8:13 am, Wed Oct 5, 2016.
By Stephanie Buffman firstname.lastname@example.org
DETROIT When Amanda Lynn Benton hadnt been heard from since early Monday morning, and had not contacted loved ones, they say they knew that something was wrong.
In fact, her sister Diane, sister-in-law Jessica, mother Florine, and boyfriend Andrew began scouring Southwest Detroit in an attempt to find Amanda, who was five and a half months pregnant. After eight hours, they say, they found her car, but no sign of Amanda.
Detroit Police, as well as Melvindale Police, began searching for Amanda, who was tragically located Friday in an abandoned home in Southwest Detroit. She was dead, having been brutally beaten and burned.
The only part of her body that wasnt burned was her face, and her baby, family members said, adding that her face was so badly beaten, however, that when her father Tom Benton and brother James Benton went to identify her body, she was unrecognizable, and had to be identified by a tattoo...
Teen sentenced to 25-60 years in prison for murder of pregnant Melvindale woman
This case was on Primetime Justice on HLN tonight. One of the killers was smiling in court. Disgusting.
Amanda's dad called into the show.
Here's the link to the transcript from last night's Primetime Justice:
Second alleged murderer on trial for death of Melvindale woman, unborn baby
Second man convincted on six counts relating to death of pregnant Melvindale woman
Man sentenced to life for murder of mother pregnant with 5-month-old baby
Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of pregnant mom in Detroit smirks at family