• First homicide of 2018 takes place in southeast Shelby County


    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The first homicide of 2018 took place after a shooting in southeast Shelby County.

    The shooting happened around 2 a.m. New Year's Day. Officers were called to the 6000 block of Ragan Farm Drive.

    The deceased victim is Chandra Mays, 29. The investigation revealed this to be a domestic related homicide. 

    Detectives charged the suspect, Corry Merriweather, 31, with 1st Degree Murder and Reckless Endangerment. 

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