Judge dismisses Alicia Franklin lawsuit against City of Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 23, 2023 9:15 PM CT | Published: March 23, 2023 3:53 PM CT

Franklin claims if police had properly investigated her September 2021 rape and had subsequently arrested Cleotha Henderson, the abduction and death of Eliza Fletcher in September 2022 could have been avoided.


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Ben Wheeler

Ben Wheeler

Ben Wheeler is an investigative reporter and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He previously worked at the Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan and Herald-Citizen.

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