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  1. Candlelight vigil marks anniversary of Lorenzen Wright’s death

    Jul 28, 2011, 8:59 PM EDT

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    Fans gathered outside the FedEx Forum in Memphis Thursday night in a candle light vigil to remember former Grizzlies player Lorenzen Wright. It was one year ago to the day that Wright’s body was found dead in a field in southeast Memphis. He had been shot 10 times and the police ruled it a homicide.…

  2. Report: Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife said player had drugs, guns on him

    Aug 11, 2010, 12:58 PM EDT

    The sad ending of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright’s life just keeps on getting sadder and uglier. The Memphis Commercial Appeal obtained the statement Sherra Wright gave to police five days after Wright had been reported missing. He was found shot to death in the woods outside of Memphis one day later. In that sworn…

  3. Lorenzen Wright memorial Wednesday in Memphis

    Aug 4, 2010, 8:46 AM EDT

    It can sometimes get overlooked in the focus on the whodunit angle of the crime — a good man was killed in Memphis. Lorenzen Wright will not be forgotten today as thousands are expected to come to the FedExForum for a memorial service for him. Wright was found murdered in a wooded area near Memphis…

  4. Lorenzen Wright murder investigation appears to center around ex-wife

    Aug 3, 2010, 9:03 AM EDT

    Memphis police aren’t talking — usually a sign they have some solid leads and information — but their actions suggest they are focusing on former NBA player Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife in the investigation of his murder. Sunday police combed through the home of Sherra Wright, who was apparently the last person to seem him alive…

  5. Police search home of Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife for clues in his murder

    Aug 2, 2010, 8:40 AM EDT

    Sherra Wright, the ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright, says she was the last person to see him alive. She told police he left her house the night of July 18 just fine, but Wright’s mother reported him missing four days later. On July 28, the murdered body of Wright was found outside Memphis.…

  6. Lorenzen Wright's death ruled a homicide

    Jul 30, 2010, 9:10 AM EDT

    Police are investigating the death of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright as a homicide after a coroner’s report listed the official cause of death as a gunshot wound. The timeline starts just before midnight on July 18, when Wright left the house of his ex-wife who lives in the Memphis area, where he had been…

  7. Report: Lorenzen Wright found dead near Memphis

    Jul 28, 2010, 5:20 PM EDT

    The worst possible outcome from when Lorezen Wright went missing recently has apparently come true. Sources confirmed with the Memphis Commercial Appeal that a body found southeast of Memphis is that of Wright. The paper has the details. According to sources, a 9-1-1 call was made from Wright’s cell phone on July 19. A Germantown…

  8. Lorenzen Wright reported missing by family

    Jul 23, 2010, 8:26 PM EDT

    Lorenzen Wright — the 13-year NBA veteran center who has been out of the game for a couple years — has been reported missing by his family. He has been missing since Sunday, when he was expected to fly to meet family in the Memphis area, but never arrived. According to the report on WREG…

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