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Sherra Wright Robinson Biography – Sherra Wright Robinson Wiki
Sherra Wright Robinson is the ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright. Lorenzen was a star player for the University of Memphis who went on to play for several NBA teams including the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies.
Lorenzen Wright was shot to death in July 2010. Police determined he was shot in the early hours of July 19. He was reported missing by his mother, Deborah Marion, on July 22 and on July 28, his badly decomposed body was discovered in the woods of Memphis, ten days after he had last been seen alive. An autopsy report released later that year showed he was shot at least 11 times, including twice in the head and twice in the chest.
Sherra Wright Robinson Arrest and Charges
On December 4, 2017, Billy Ray Turner — a church deacon and business owner — was arrested on charges related to Lorenzen Wright’s death. Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife Sherra Wright Robinson was also arrested on charges related to Wright’s death.
According to the Memphis Police Department, she was “indicted and arrested” for conspiracy, criminal attempted first degree and first-degree murder.
In an unscheduled court hearing on July 25, 2019, Sherra Wright Robinson pleaded guilty to facilitation to commit first-degree murder and facilitation to commit attempted first-degree murder, according to prosecutor Paul Hagerman. Defense lawyer Juni Ganguli said the facts were stipulated, and the defense agreed to the guilty plea.
Judge Lee Coffee told Sherra Wright that she would have an effective sentence of 30 years at 30-percent release eligibility. She could have faced life in prison if convicted at trial in September 2019.
Sherra Wright Robinson Book
Sherra wrote a book, Mr. Tell Me Anything, a fiction book that featured what appeared to be a “thinly disguised depiction of her ex husband,” according to the Washington Post. The book told a story of a “deceitful, philandering basketball player” who moves to Memphis, “marries an older woman” and becomes a basketball superstar. Sherra reportedly said that “99.99 percent” of the book involved true stories of her life with Lorenzen, according to the Commercial Appeal.
Sherra told the Commercial Appeal that she planned a sequel where Mr. Tell Me Anything is killed. “It’s going to take you all the way up to Mr. Tell Me Anything’s death. And just a little bit past it,” she reportedly said in 2015. “He’s murdered. But you’ll find in the book that so many different factors had killed him already before he actually physically died. …We break it down to every emotion. Every feeling. Everything the children went through, the calls, to who’s showing up. And what we were hearing from the police”
Sherra Wright Robinson Age
She is 48 years old.
Sherra Wright Robinson Husband – Lorenzen Wright’s Ex-Wife
Sherra Wright Robinson is the ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright. She met Lorenzen Wright through basketball. Wright played AAU basketball for a Memphis team coached by her father, the late Julius Robinson. Their marriage lasted 13 years.
Sherra Wright Robinson Children
Sherra Wright Robinson and Lorenzen had six children together: sons Lorenzen Wright Jr., Lamar Wright, Lawson Wright, Shamar Wright and daughters Loren Wright and Sierra Wright.
Sherra Wright Robinson Net Worth
Grio.com alleged, “According to Gail Mathes, Sherra Wright’s divorce lawyer, Sherra divorced Lorenzen months before he was murdered. The ex-wife had not held a job in 17 years and was approximately $3 million in debt.” Sherra received $1 million dollars from her ex-husband’s life insurance policy. She agreed to a settlement in 2014 in a court dispute over how she spent the insurance money meant to benefit their six children, according to NBC News.