Sherra Wright accepts 30-year sentence for Lorenzen Wright murder

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: July 26, 2019 9:35 AM CT | Published: July 25, 2019 11:02 AM CT

Sherra Wright pleaded guilty Thursday morning to the murder of her ex-husband, Lorenzen Wright, and will receive a 30-year sentence. A separate eight-year sentence for attempted murder will run concurrently.


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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.

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.

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