‘Slow and painful nightmare’ ends — without closure — for Phil Trenary’s family

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 20, 2024 7:13 PM CT | Published: May 20, 2024 3:03 PM CT

“My father wasn’t spared, but, unfortunately, the legal system has spared you,” said Phil Trenary’s son, Pearce Trenary, during a sentencing hearing for Quandarius Richardson. “Today marks the end of a long, painful case.”


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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.

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