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Crime Hearing postponed for man charged in Lorenzen Wright’s murder

00:50  05 december  2019
00:50  05 december  2019 Source:   wmcactionnews5.com

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Lorenzen Vern-Gagne Wright (November 4, 1975 – July 2010) was an American professional basketball player who played thirteen seasons in the National Basketball Association.

A bond hearing for Wright ' s ex-wife, Sherra Wright , was postponed until May 30, but Turner's hearing proceeded. Wright and Turner are both charged in the 2011 murder . Lorenzen Wright ' s body was discovered in a field in Southeast Shelby County several days after he made a call for help

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The man charged in the murder of Memphis basketball great Lorenzen Wright will not know his trial date until next year.

a couple of men standing next to a man: Hearing postponed for man charged in Lorenzen Wright’s murder© Provided by WMC Action News 5 Memphis Hearing postponed for man charged in Lorenzen Wright’s murder

There was a chance Billy Turner would get a trial date Wednesday, but his hearing was continued until Jan. 15. The judge said a trial date can be set once the defense and prosecution can coordinate schedules with their expert witnesses which likely will be by the next hearing.

Turner was charged with murder alongside Wright’s ex-wife, Sherra. She pleaded guilty to facilitation to murder this summer.

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— Sherra Wright , ex-wife of NBA star Lorenzen Wright and one of the suspects in his murder , pleaded guilty to charges That hearing has been re-set. Lorenzen Wright . Defense attorneys explained that Sherra Wright ' s plea admitted her guilt in planning the murder , but not the murder itself.

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Wright's mother said she's willing to see Turner get less time than Sherra because she believes Sherra was the mastermind in her son's death.

“I’m not as mad at Billy,” Deborah Marion, Wright’s mother, said. “If Billy got like seven years I’d be like okay due to the fact if it wasn’t for Sherra I wouldn’t know Billy. There would be no Billy. Billy who?”

“We're gearing towards trial,” Turner’s lawyer John Keith Perry said. “That's how we feel. We have not had plea negotiations.”

Turner was originally supposed to go on trial in September, but new evidence given to the defense pushed the trial back.

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