MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The mom of former NBA participant Lorenzen Wright stood up throughout a courtroom listening to for a person charged with killing him and shouted, “How might you could have murdered my son?”
Sporting a purple sweater with a drawing of her son’s face on it, Deborah Marion made the outburst throughout an arraignment for Billy R. Turner on Thursday in a Memphis courtroom. Decide Lee Espresso informed her he wouldn’t permit one other such interruption.
Turner was indicted Tuesday on a primary-diploma homicide cost. His bail is about at $1 million.
Turner advised the decide that he was planning to rent an lawyer and Espresso set a listening to for Tuesday.
Wright’s physique was present in a swampy subject in suburban Memphis on July 28, 2010, 10 days after the 34-yr-previous was reported lacking. He was shot a number of occasions. The seven-yr investigation into his demise has been one of many Memphis Police Division’s most excessive-profile unsolved instances.
After Marion’s assertion, the decide stated he understands her ache as a result of his father was killed, however he additionally stated that he wouldn’t permit anybody to “interact in an outburst like that.”
Wright, who was born and raised in Memphis, performed for the Memphis Grizzlies and 4 different NBA groups as a ahead and middle over thirteen seasons earlier than retiring in 2009.
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