Monday, 06 February 2017 12:42
MEMPHIS – Feb. 6, 2017 - A former Memphis police officer has been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting death of her wife during a domestic dispute, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Monday.
Friday, 16 December 2016 08:49
MEMPHIS – A Berclair-area man has been indicted on second-degree murder charges in the shooting death earlier this year of a 29-year-old woman who was living with him, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
Friday, 18 November 2016 14:19
MEMPHIS – November 18, 2016 - A 22-year-old man was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder stemming from the shooting death of an opponent in a basketball game in July of last year, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Friday, 27 May 2016 17:03
MEMPHIS – May 27, 2016 - A 20-year-old man has been indicted on second-degree murder and aggravated assault charges after stabbing his father to death and wounding his mother as she tried to intervene, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
Monday, 23 May 2016 16:54
MEMPHIS – May 23, 2016 - A 46-year-old man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of a man who, in his dying breath, told police who shot him, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Monday.
Monday, 25 April 2016 09:43
MEMPHIS – April 21, 2016 - A Raleigh man was sentenced to 15 years in prison with no parole after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his roommate last year, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Thursday.
Thursday, 21 January 2016 11:40
MEMPHIS – January 28, 2016 - A man has been indicted on second-degree murder charges in the stabbing death last year of another man following an argument, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Wednesday.
Friday, 20 November 2015 15:49
MEMPHIS – November 20, 2015 - A gang member whose nickname is “Knockout” has been convicted of second-degree murder in a 2013 shooting in Frayser, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
Friday, 06 November 2015 19:34
MEMPHIS – November 6th, 2015 - An Orange Mound man was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for the shooting death of his wife during an argument two years ago, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.William Langston, 46, was sentenced by Criminal Court Judge Bobby Carter after the defendant was convicted of second-degree murder in a jury trial last month.
Second-degree murder allows for no parole, although a sentence can be reduced by up to 15 percent for good behavior while in prison.
Langston was convicted of killing his wife, Kimberly Langston, during an argument on May 24, 2013, at their home in the 600 block of Hamilton.
He told investigators that his wife had armed herself with a knife and that he shot her in the head during the altercation.
The case was handled by Asst. Dist. Attys. Marianne Bell and Danielle McCollum of the DA’s Domestic Violence Prosecution Unit that handles felony cases of domestic assault and homicide committed by intimate partners.
The Unit also works closely with the Shelby County Family Safety Center to provide services and assistance to victims and their families
Monday, 21 September 2015 13:20