Lorenzen Wright

Memphis police arrested Billy Turner for the 2010 first-degree murder of NBA player Lorenzen Wright.

Lorenzen Wright was well-known for his community service and his career in the NBA, but how much do you know about the professional basketball player who went missing? Tonight’s episode of “Celebrity Crime Files” recaps the mystery surrounding Lorenzen’s death. Here are 12 facts about the late Lorenzen Wright: Lorenzen Wright was born on November […]

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Fans, friends and relatives of Lorenzen Wright are expected to attend a candlelight vigil to remember the slain former NBA player, a year after his body was found in a field in southeast Memphis. The free vigil is scheduled for Thursday night at the Outdoor Plaza of FedExForum, home of the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies. Wright played […]

Memphis, Tenn.–An internal Memphis police department investigation recently found that former NBA star Lorenzen Wright called 911 before he was murdered, but the call was never passed on to police. According to the investigation, Wright’s nearly 7-foot-tall, badly decomposed body weighed only 57 pounds when it was found ten days later a few yards from […]

Squelch the rumor that Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife has been arrested. Our camera caught Sherra Wright arriving at her Collierville home over the weekend.

More than a half a dozen police cars surrounded Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife’s, Sherra Wright’s, now a suspect in his murder. On Sunday, August 1, 2010, detectives searched inside and out for clues into the murder of Wright’s ex-husband, a former Memphis Tiger and Memphis Grizzlies. 

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife was threatened at her home by three men who were carrying guns and looking for the former NBA player about six weeks before he was shot to death, the woman’s attorney said Friday. Sherra Wright warned her ex-husband, the father of her children, about the visit by men […]

From MyEyeWitnessNews.com: MyEyewitnessNews.com has obtained court documents detailing a transaction between Lorenzen Wright and an admitted associate of accused Memphis drug kingpin Craig Petties.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Relatives and friends of Lorenzen Wright gathered Wednesday and grieved for the former NBA player who has been missing for 10 days, as police investigated the discovery of a man’s body outside of Memphis.

From myeyewitnessnews.com: MEMPHIS, TN – Memphis police are investigating the body of a man who was found in Southeast Memphis and a source tells Eyewitness News that is Lorenzen Wright.

MEMPHIS (AP) — The family of former University of Memphis and NBA basketball player Lorenzen Wright said they suspect foul play in his disappearance.