Family of executed man seeks to have DNA in case tested

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 03, 2019 5:29 PM CT | Published: May 12, 2019 9:16 AM CT

The daughter of Sedley Alley, the man convicted in the 1985 brutal murder and rape of Marine Lance Cpl. Suzanne Marie Collins in Millington, is seeking to have the DNA evidence in the case tested, some 13 years after her father was executed for the slaying. 


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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.

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