Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife Sherra charged with his murder

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife, Sherra Wright, has been arrested and charged in connection to his murder.

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She was arrested in her Riverside, California Friday night. Jail records show she was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside at 9:28 p.m. pacific time.

MPD said Sherra Wright-Robinson has been indicted & arrested for conspiracy, criminal attempted first-degree & first-degree murder in the death of Lorenzen Wright.

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Deborah Marion, Lorenzen's mother, spoke with FOX13 late Friday night as said Wright would face the same charges as Billy Turner.

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The former NBA star was last seen alive on July 18, 2010 when he left the home of Sherra Wright. The next day, police received a phone call from Lorenzen Wright's cell phone, but it was interrupted by gunfire, according to Shelby County District Attorney's Office.

Wright's body was later discovered on July 28, 2010 in a field near Hacks Cross and Winchester. The then 34-year-old was shot multiple times.

Investigators found the alleged murder weapon in a lake near Walnut, Mississippi on November 9th of this year.

Billy R. Turner, 46, was arrested and charged in Wright's murder on Tuesday, December 5.

FOX13 has obtained the exact charges both Wright-Robinson and Turner are facing.


Stay with FOX13 for the latest developments. We have a crew heading to California to uncover the details about the arrest, how it unfolded, what Sherra was doing in the days leading up to her arrest, and much more.

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VIDEO: Lorenzen Wright's mom reacts to an arrest being made in her son's murder