Judge tells Sherra Wright attorneys not to sell Shelby jurors short in setting May 28 court date

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 08, 2019 12:32 PM CT | Published: February 08, 2019 9:47 AM CT
<strong>Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Lee Coffee Friday set a May 28 court date to decide if a jury from another county will&nbsp; hear the murder trial of Sherra Wright and Billy Ray Turner, the pair accused of killing Wright&rsquo;s ex-husband, NBA star Lorenzen Wright.&nbsp;</strong>(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Lee Coffee Friday set a May 28 court date to decide if a jury from another county will hear the murder trial of Sherra Wright and Billy Ray Turner, the pair accused of killing Wright’s ex-husband, NBA star Lorenzen Wright. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Lee Coffee Friday told attorneys for Sherra Wright and Billy Ray Turner not to sell Shelby County jurors short in requesting a jury from another county to hear the murder case against them in the death of Wright's ex-husband, Lorenzen Wright Jr.

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

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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