Judge delays release of Motley video at least until Sept. 28

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 08, 2021 11:12 AM CT | Published: September 07, 2021 2:36 PM CT
<strong>Civil rights attorney Ben Crump (shown on Aug. 10 with Tasheta Motley, the sister of Alvin Motley Jr.) said that a judge&rsquo;s decision to delay release of a video in the death of Motley Jr., &ldquo;further delays the clarity, transparency and answers&rdquo; sought by family members and the community.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump (shown on Aug. 10 with Tasheta Motley, the sister of Alvin Motley Jr.) said that a judge’s decision to delay release of a video in the death of Motley Jr., “further delays the clarity, transparency and answers” sought by family members and the community. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Judge cites need to “protect the right of the accused to a fair and impartial preliminary hearing” and to “promote public trust in the integrity of the criminal justice system.”

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Yolanda Jones

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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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