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Offbeat 2 lawyers representing ex-wife of slain NBA player withdraw

20:10  11 july  2018
20:10  11 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

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(AP) — Two lawyers who were representing the ex - wife of slain former NBA player Lorenzen Wright withdrew from the case Wednesday, citing a deteriorating She is charged with murder in the slaying of Lorenzen Wright, whose body was found in July 2010 riddled with bullet wounds in a swampy field

Two lawyers who were representing the ex - wife of slain former NBA player Lorenzen Wright withdrew from the case Wednesday She is charged with murder in the slaying of Lorenzen Wright, whose body was found in July 2010 riddled with bullet wounds in a swampy field in suburban Memphis.

MEMPHIS, TN - AUGUST 4: Sherra Wright, ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright, cries during a memorial service honoring the life of Lorenzen Wright on August 4, 2010 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2010 NBAE  (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images) © (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images) MEMPHIS, TN - AUGUST 4: Sherra Wright, ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright, cries during a memorial service honoring the life of Lorenzen Wright on August 4, 2010 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2010 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two lawyers who were representing the ex-wife of slain former NBA player Lorenzen Wright have withdrawn from the case.

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(AP) — Two lawyers who were representing the ex - wife of slain former NBA player Lorenzen Wright have withdrawn from the case. She is charged with murder in the July 2010 slaying of Lorenzen Wright, whose body was found with multiple bullet wounds in a swampy field.

(AP) - Two lawyers who were representing the ex - wife of slain former NBA player Lorenzen Wright withdrew from the case Wednesday She is charged with murder in the slaying of Lorenzen Wright, whose body was found in July 2010 riddled with bullet wounds in a swampy field in suburban Memphis.

Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Lee Coffee granted a motion from Steve Farese Jr. and Blake Ballin for their removal from the case of Sherra Wright. She is charged with murder in the July 2010 slaying of Lorenzen Wright, whose body was found with multiple bullet wounds in a swampy field.

Farese told reporters that the lawyers' relationship with Sherra Wright had deteriorated to the point where they could no longer represent her.

The judge appointed a new defense attorney to represent her.

Sherra Wright was arrested in December in California, where she had lived for three years after moving away from Memphis.

Lorenzen Wright played 13 seasons in the NBA.

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