Billy Ray Turner, man charged in Lorenzen Wright slaying, draws 16 years on gun charges

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 08, 2019 5:08 PM CT | Published: August 08, 2019 1:27 PM CT

Billy Ray Turner, the man accused of fatally shooting retired NBA star Lorenzen Wright, was sentenced Thursday to 16 years behind bars on separate gun charges. 

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Yolanda Jones

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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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