Detroit mother facing murder charge after girl fatally stabbed - FOX 32 News Chicago

Detroit mother facing murder charge after girl fatally stabbed

Posted: Updated:
Tameria Greene, 8, was found unresponsive early Sunday morning. Tameria Greene, 8, was found unresponsive early Sunday morning.

By Alexis Wiley
Fox 2 News

DETROIT (WJBK) -- A Detroit mother is charged with murder for the stabbing death of her eight-year-old daughter, but the woman's family said there is another person that police should question.

Does Tanisha Robinson believe her sister killed her daughter?

"No. There's no way. My sister did not even like to whoop her kids."

Semeria Greene is behind bars, but is there someone else who should be there with her?

"Jovan Mull, he should be arrested. He fled the scene of a crime," Robinson said.

Sources told Fox 2 that Mull is Greene's boyfriend and the father of three of her sons. He was at the house the night Tameria was killed. Records show Mull had been accused of abusing the little girl.

"I called CPS on him for my niece when she told me that he was beating my mommy and he made a mistake and hit me with a belt and he hit me again and I got a black eye, and she had bruises to prove it," said Robinson. "They came out and they took pictures and the police did nothing."

The report shows that night, just eleven months ago, Greene and Mull got into a knife fight and Tameria was hit in the eye with a belt. She and her brothers were never taken from the home.

Then came more calls for help. In October, her school noticed bruises and bite marks. Tameria said her mother did it. Child Protective Services recommended the children be removed, but a juvenile court referee said no. Just 30 days later, police were once again called to the apartment, discovered knives throughout the house and Tameria dead with a stab wound to her chest and a bite mark on her arm.

While Greene is charged with murder, Mull was at the vigil and has not been charged with a crime.

"He is either an accessory or a witness and he needs to be... questioned right now," Robinson said.

We were not able to reach Mull for comment and police will not comment because this is still an open investigation.

Meanwhile, Greene is due in court Thursday afternoon for arraignment on felony murder and child abuse charges.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Two arrested after federal agent shootout in Highland Park

    Two arrested after federal agent shootout in Highland Park

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:38:26 GMT
    In what started as a traffic stop, resulted in a shootout between federal agents and a pair of men known to have illegal assault rifles in Highland Park.Police say a task force of ATF and FBI agents who had previously set up a meet with two men, known to have AK-47s and AR-15s in their Chevrolet Cavalier, began to move in. The traffic stop was made near Oakland and Victor about 7:30 p.m. Friday. The car rammed the federal agents vehicle and the driver opened fire with a handgun. The agents re...
    In what started as a traffic stop, resulted in a shootout between federal agents and a pair of men known to have illegal assault rifles in Highland Park.Police say a task force of ATF and FBI agents who had previously set up a meet with two men, known to have AK-47s and AR-15s in their Chevrolet Cavalier, began to move in. The traffic stop was made near Oakland and Victor about 7:30 p.m. Friday. The car rammed the federal agents vehicle and the driver opened fire with a handgun. The agents re...
  • New DTE app lets users check their energy use

    New DTE app lets users check their energy use

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:59:24 GMT
    Joel Miller, a senior strategist with DTE Energy, gave us some insight -- on DTE insight. The new, free smart phone app helps customers see their energy use hour by hour -- or minute by minute."By studying your data and by looking around your home you can discover what things are using energy," Miller said. Then, you make choices -- replace appliances or physically turn off whatever's not needed -- or is wasting energy, and save money on your energy bill in the process."I think for a lot of u...
    Joel Miller, a senior strategist with DTE Energy, gave us some insight -- on DTE insight. The new, free smart phone app helps customers see their energy use hour by hour -- or minute by minute."By studying your data and by looking around your home you can discover what things are using energy," Miller said. Then, you make choices -- replace appliances or physically turn off whatever's not needed -- or is wasting energy, and save money on your energy bill in the process."I think for a lot of u...
  • Backyard Bliss: The Brown family's backyard

    Backyard Bliss: The Brown family's backyard

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:07:48 GMT
    Living is easy in the summertime, and some of the very best times are often found right in our own backyard.
    Living is easy in the summertime, and some of the very best times are often found right in our own backyard.
Powered by WorldNow

205 N. Michigan Avenue
Ground Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Station Operator: (312) 565-5532
Newsroom: (312)565-5533

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