Sedley Alley DNA testing petition dismissed

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 19, 2019 8:05 AM CT | Published: November 18, 2019 9:59 AM CT

Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Paula Skahan Monday dismissed a move by the estate of Sedley Alley to have DNA tested in an attempt to exonerate him posthumously, saying the estate does not have standing in the case.


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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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