Judge Rejects Mental Defense, Finds Shooter Guilty of First-Degree Murder
July 17, 2018 – A gunman who killed one man and critically wounded another was found guilty Monday by a judge who rejected his claim that a mental illness prevented him from appreciating the wrongfulness of his actions, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich. Read More...
Man Convicted of Killing 2, Wounding 2 Others
July 16, 2018 – A 23-year-old man has been convicted of two counts of first-degree murder and 14 other felonies related to a failed holdup attempt involving more than a dozen Hispanic victims at a residence in northeast Memphis, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Monday. Read More...
Pair Convicted in Abduction, Torture Case
July 14, 2018 – Two men were convicted Friday of abducting and torturing an acquaintance for some 10 hours with an iron, a stick, a power drill and other items because they believed he had stolen their drugs, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich. Read More...
Woman Indicted in South Memphis Murder
July 13, 2018 – A 24-year-old woman was indicted Thursday on first-degree murder charges related to the shooting death last year of a male acquaintance in his South Memphis home, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich. Read More...
Comptroller Praises Financial Management by District Attorney, Drug Task Force Unit
July 12, 2018 – The Shelby County District Attorney’s Office and the West Tennessee Drug Task Force it oversees received high marks for their financial operations as shown in the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury’s recently released annual Review of Funds report. Read More...
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