Father loses job 2 weeks after daughter's Inkster murder - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

Father loses job 2 weeks after daughter's Inkster murder

Posted: Updated:
John Guarascio says he is "heartbroken" John Guarascio says he is "heartbroken"
(WJBK) -

Two weeks after 21-year-old Jenna Guarascio was murdered in Inkster, her family suffers another hardship - her father was fired from his job at Independent Transmissions in Detroit.

John Guarascio says he received a text message last Thursday from his boss, asking John to call him. John did, and says he was told 'This just isn't working out' and 'You've got too much going on in your life right now and it's affecting your work.'

Fox 2's Taryn Asher spoke with the auto shop's owner over the phone. He says personnel changes had been in the works and the timing was an unfortunate coincidence.

Police say Jenna, from Dearborn Heights, was sitting in a car parked in a driveway in Inkster with her boyfriend and a friend when, suddenly, gunshots rang into the vehicle. Jenna was the only one hit.

Police say they are narrowing in on a suspect in the November 10th murder.

VIDEO: Click on the video player above to learn more about Jenna's murder investigation and hear from her father in Asher's report

  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Minimum wage hike launches this Labor Day

    Minimum wage hike launches this Labor Day

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:30:54 GMT
    Minimum wage workers across metro Detroit and the rest of the state are getting a small raise this Labor Day.
    Minimum wage workers across metro Detroit and the rest of the state are getting a small raise this Labor Day.
  • All you need to know: Arts, Beats and Eats 2014

    All you need to know: Arts, Beats and Eats 2014

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:28 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:28:22 GMT
    Celebrating its 17th year and returning to the bustling streets of Royal Oak from Aug. 29 - Sept. 1, Ford Arts, Beats Eats presented by FirstMerit Bank will entertain thousands of visitors from across the region with its outstanding music line-up, stellar arts programming, mouthwatering selection of food, and a number of new attractions this Labor Day weekend.
    Celebrating its 17th year and returning to the bustling streets of Royal Oak from Aug. 29 - Sept. 1, Ford Arts, Beats Eats presented by FirstMerit Bank will entertain thousands of visitors from across the region with its outstanding music line-up, stellar arts programming, mouthwatering selection of food, and a number of new attractions this Labor Day weekend.
  • VP Joe Biden speaking in Detroit on Labor Day

    VP Joe Biden speaking in Detroit on Labor Day

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:19:13 GMT
    Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to be in Detroit on Labor Day for the second time in three years.
    Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to be in Detroit on Labor Day for the second time in three years.
Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

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