Ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright pleads guilty in killing of former NBA star

  • Sherra Wright agrees to plea in return for 30-year prison term
  • Lorenzen Wright’s body was found in Memphis in June 2010

The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has agreed to a deal in which she will plead guilty to facilitation to first-degree murder and receive a 30-year prison sentence. Sherra Wright entered the plea on Thursday during a hearing in Shelby County Criminal Court.

Lorenzen Wright’s body was found in a field in Memphis in July 2010. He was 34 at the time of his death. He had been missing for 10 days before his body was found riddled with bullet wounds. Sherra Wright and co-defendant Billy Turner were charged with first-degree murder and had been scheduled to go to trial in September.

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