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Pervis Payne resentencing centers on consecutive or concurrent life sentences

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 13, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: December 13, 2021 4:00 AM CT

The Monday, Dec. 13, resentencing in Shelby County Criminal Court comes after prosecutors took the death penalty off the table in a retrial for a 1987 double murder in Millington. At stake is whether the life sentences will run consecutively or concurrently. If concurrently, Payne would be eligible for parole.

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Pervis Payne Kelley Henry Amy Weirich Herbert Slatery Subscriber Only Charisse Christopher

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