Young woman beaten with 2x4 during argument taken off life support

- A young woman's life was cut short entirely too soon all over an argument, her loved ones say.

"Charsha was a sweetheart," says Vanita McIntyre, a family friend. "She had a beautiful smile. She was outgoing, funny she liked to laugh, she liked to have a good time. She was a normal 23-year-old."

Now friends and family only have memories of Charsha Dent Miller. She had been on life support for days after being brutally attacked on Sussex Street on Detroit's west side Saturday morning, following an argument with a friend.

"We think it's over some reference to the suspect's child," says Detroit Police Chief James Craig. "And when that happened, she attacked her with what appears to be a 2x4, critically injuring her. She was transported to the hospital."

Doctors kept Charsha on life support so her organs could be donated. Charsa was taken off life support early Tuesday.

"It's unbelievable; I still can't believe that she's gone," says Shunda White, the victim's cousin. "I can't believe that she's gone."

"I just feel like with everything that goes on in our city it's sad when you can't be around friends," McIntyre says. "These people were supposed to be her friends."

Police are searching for the woman who attacked Charsha. Venita McIntyre wants not only the suspect, but also those who know her, to make things easier for police and Charsha's family.

"Turn yourselves in whoever had something to do with it," she says. "Because running from it is not going to help. It's not going to solve anything; they're still going to put you in jail. You can run for 20 years but there's not statute of limitations on murder."

If you have any information you can share with police, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

DONATE: If you would like to make a contribution, CLICK HERE for the family's GoFundMe.

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