Thursday, 21 January 2016 11:40

Man Indicted in Stabbing Death

MEMPHIS – January 28, 2016 - A man has been indicted on second-degree murder charges in the stabbing death last year of another man following an argument, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Wednesday.
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Friday, 06 November 2015 19:34

Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Killing Wife

MEMPHIS – November 6th, 2015 - An Orange Mound man was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for the shooting death of his wife during an argument two years ago, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.William Langston, 46, was sentenced by Criminal Court Judge Bobby Carter after the defendant was convicted of second-degree murder in a jury trial last month.
Second-degree murder allows for no parole, although a sentence can be reduced by up to 15 percent for good behavior while in prison.
Langston was convicted of killing his wife, Kimberly Langston, during an argument on May 24, 2013, at their home in the 600 block of Hamilton.
He told investigators that his wife had armed herself with a knife and that he shot her in the head during the altercation.
The case was handled by Asst. Dist. Attys. Marianne Bell and Danielle McCollum of the DA’s Domestic Violence Prosecution Unit that handles felony cases of domestic assault and homicide committed by intimate partners.
The Unit also works closely with the Shelby County Family Safety Center to provide services and assistance to victims and their families
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Thursday, 08 October 2015 15:43

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence victims often suffer in silence.
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Thursday, 17 September 2015 13:25

Man Convicted of Beating Girlfriend

MEMPHIS – Sept. 17, 2015 - A 40-year-old man with six prior felonies has been convicted of punching his girlfriend and beating her with a pistol because he couldn’t find his marijuana, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Thursday.
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MEMPHIS – A 34-year-old man with five prior felonies was convicted Friday of aggravated assault and domestic assault in an attack two years ago on his former girlfriend, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
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Wednesday, 01 April 2015 08:57

Man Indicted in Shooting Incident

MEMPHIS – Mar. 31, 2015 - A North Memphis man was indicted Tuesday in a shooting incident last September in which he allegedly fired shots at his girlfriend and at police officers in a passing patrol, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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MEMPHIS – Jan. 29, 2015 - A man who has been arrested six times on assault charges involving the same girlfriend has been convicted of aggravated assault, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Thursday.
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MEMPHIS – Nov. 6, 2014 - A northeast Memphis man has been convicted of aggravated assault and domestic assault in an incident that included pointing a gun at a woman’s head, Shelby County, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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MEMPHIS – Sep. 29, 2014 - A 20-year-old woman pleaded guilty Monday in Criminal Court to second-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend two years ago in Whitehaven, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Monday, 22 September 2014 16:17

Man Convicted in Stabbing Death of Girlfriend

MEMPHIS – Sep. 19, 2014 - A 57-year-old man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the 2012 stabbing death of his girlfriend, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
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