Judge names special prosecutor to investigate Wanda Halbert

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: June 29, 2023 6:52 PM CT | Published: June 29, 2023 5:24 PM CT

The Shelby County District Attorney General’s Office requested an outside prosecutor “due to the need to avoid a conflict of interest and any appearance of impropriety.”


Shelby County Clerk's Office Wanda Halbert Chris Craft Coty Wamp

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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.

Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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