Judge sends Livingston case to grand jury in Alvin Motley shooting death

Court sees 3 surveillance videos, hears 9-1-1 call during preliminary hearing

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 28, 2021 7:39 PM CT | Published: September 28, 2021 3:51 PM CT
<strong>Alvin Motley Sr. (middle) is surrounded by family and friends before a preliminary hearing in Shelby County General Sessions&nbsp;Judge Louis Montesi&rsquo;s courtroom on Tuesday, Sept. 28.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Alvin Motley Sr. (middle) is surrounded by family and friends before a preliminary hearing in Shelby County General Sessions Judge Louis Montesi’s courtroom on Tuesday, Sept. 28. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Grand jury will determine whether second-degree murder charges will go forward, or whether different charges should be applied.

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. 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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