Ruling expected Sept. 16 in Pervis Payne DNA case

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 03, 2020 7:18 AM CT | Published: September 01, 2020 8:22 PM CT

Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Paula Skahan is expected to rule Sept. 16 whether DNA testing in the Pervis Payne murder case can be conducted. 


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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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