Skahan weighs new sentence in Pervis Payne case

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 14, 2021 7:12 PM CT | Published: December 14, 2021 2:05 PM CT

Criminal Court Judge Paula Skahan took under advisement Tuesday, Dec. 14, two days of testimony in a hearing that will determine whether Pervis Payne serves two life sentences concurrently or consecutively for the 1987 murders of Charisse Christopher and her 2-year-old daughter, Lacie, in Millington

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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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