Pervis Payne’s death sentence is vacated

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 23, 2021 2:42 PM CT | Published: November 23, 2021 11:00 AM CT

Payne, 54, had been set for execution in December 2020.

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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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