Man charged in Wright’s killing pleads guilty to gun charge - News Summed Up

Man charged in Wright’s killing pleads guilty to gun charge


Billy Ray Turner entered his plea in a Memphis court before the scheduled start of his trial on charges of possessing a weapon as a convicted felon. MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A Tennessee man charged with killing former NBA player Lorenzen Wright pleaded guilty Monday to a separate gun charge. Shelby County prosecutors say Turner illegally had two guns in his possession when he was charged in December 2017 with killing the 34-year-old Wright. Turner and Wright’s ex-wife, Sherra Wright, conspired to kill the retired NBA player and Memphis native in July 2010, authorities have said. Turner, a landscaper in the Memphis suburb of Collierville, and Sherra Wright attended the same church.


Source: thestar June 17, 2019 22:16 UTC



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