Elegy for Detroit

Scenes from interlocking murders and a city's long, hard fall.
Elegy for Detroit: A Photo Essay

For several weeks, photographer Danny Wilcox Frazier accompanied Charlie LeDuff around Detroit as he investigated the sad series of murders and scandals that culminated in the killing of Aiyana Stanley-Jones. Together they documented the neglect and decay afflicting the city's East Side.  The title of the piece is What Killed Aiyana Stanley-Jones, but the question it is trying to answer is: What Killed Detroit?