12/7/2017 6:06:44 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) A court hearing is scheduled for a man charged with murder in the shooting death of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright in Tennessee.
Court records show 46-year-old Billy R. Turner is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Shelby County General Sessions court in Memphis.
Turner was indicted Tuesday on a charge of first-degree murder and was being held on $1 million bond. Online court records don"t show if he has a lawyer.
Wright"s body was found in a swampy field in suburban Memphis on July 28, 2010, 10 days after the 34-year-old was reported missing. He was shot multiple times. The seven-year investigation into his death has been one of the Memphis Police Department"s most high-profile unsolved cases.
Authorities haven"t discussed details of the investigation.