Document: Slain Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife told police he left her house carrying drugs, cashBy AP
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Wright’s ex-wife says he left her house with drugs
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Court documents say the ex-wife of slain former NBA player Lorenzen Wright told police that he left her home carrying money and a box of drugs the night he disappeared.
In an affidavit for a search warrant by Memphis police Sgt. W.D. Merritt, Sherra Wright says her ex-husband left at 10:30 p.m. on July 18 with the drugs. Lorenzen Wright returned a short time later, then left again with the drugs and money.
The affidavit obtained Wednesday says that before he left, Sherra Wright said she overheard her ex-husband on the telephone telling someone that he was going to “flip something for $110,000.”
Wright was shot to death and his body found July 28 in woods outside Memphis. The 34-year-old had been missing for 10 days.
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