Sherra Wright transferred to state custody following guilty plea

News

Sherra Wright looks toward cameras as she enters a Memphis courtroom Thursday.

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Sherra Wright, who pleaded guilty Thursday to facilitation charges in the murder of her ex-husband, was transferred Friday from Shelby County Jail East and is now in the custody of Tennessee Department of Corrections.

Wright, ex-wife of NBA star Lorenzen Wright and one of the suspects in his murder, pleaded guilty to charges related to his death Thursday in exchange for a deal giving her a 30-year sentence.

Lorenzen Wright’s body was discovered in a field July 28, 2010. He had been shot multiple times. He was 34, and had played basketball for a number of NBA teams, including the Memphis Grizzlies.

Latest News

More News