Ex-MPD officer sentenced to one year of diversion in pepper spray incident

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 20, 2023 5:30 PM CT | Published: November 20, 2023 3:21 PM CT

After William Skelton’s one-year diversion, his case will be dismissed, and he will be eligible for expungement.


William Skelton Shelby County Criminal Court Division 3 Judge James Jones Jr. Thomas Hansom
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. 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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