DETROIT — A pair is struggling to know how their daughter was discovered lifeless years in the past in Detroit and buried in an unmarked grave with out their information.
The mother and father of 28-yr-previous Crissita Cage-Toaster reported her lacking in October 2009.
Her mom, Rosita Cage-Toaster, says Detroit police referred to as her late final month, telling her they’d discovered her daughter’s physique in 2010 within the Detroit River however didn’t initially determine the physique.
A part of the rationale was as a result of the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Workplace and Detroit police data listed her ethnicity as Caucasian or Hispanic. She was black.
A explanation for demise wasn’t decided. The physique was ultimately buried at a cemetery west of Detroit.
The county notified her mother and father this week of plans to exhume the physique. They are saying Detroit police have been negligent within the investigation.