The ex-wife of former Atlanta Hawk,
Memphis Grizzly Lorenzen Wright has been charged with his 2010 murder in
Memphis, police said.
Sherra Wright, who was taken into custody at her home in Riverside,
Calif. on Friday, is the second person arrested in the case.
“Thank you Jesus! Thank you Jesus! They got her! They got her!’’
Lorenzen Wright’s mother, Deborah Marion, said Friday, according to The
Memphis Commercial Appeal. “They need to bury her.’’
Wright's decomposing body was found in suburban Memphis on July 28, 2010
– 10 days after the 34-year-old was reported missing. He was shot
Sherra Wright was charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy in
connection with the death and with criminal attempted first degree.
The seven-year investigation into his death has been one of the Memphis
Police Department's most high-profile unsolved cases.
Billy Turner, 46, was indicted on a first-degree murder charge Dec. 5 in
Wright's death. He has pleaded not guilty.