Tennessee House Speaker Pushes Amendment To State Constitution Regarding Bail

House Speaker Cameron Sexton Is Pushing An Amendment To The Tennessee Constitution That Would Prohibit Bail For Certain Violent Crimes But Critics Say Judges Already Have That Discretion.

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TBI Reports Continued Delays In Rape Kit Testing

More Than Year After The Murder Of A Memphis Kindergarten Teacher Brought Renewed Public Attention To The State’s Lengthy Delays In Testing Sexual Assault Evidence, Average Turnaround Times For Lab Work Still Surpass Five Months, According To A Report Released Last Week By The Tennessee Bureau Of Investigation.

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Advocacy Groups Ask Governor Lee To Appoint Independent Investigator Regarding Memphis Teacher’s Murder

Advocacy Groups Are Asking Governor Bill Lee To Appoint An Independent Investigator To Look Into The Possible Failures Of State Agencies That May Have Led To The Kidnapping And Murder Of Eliza Fletcher Earlier This Year.

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2021 Sexual Assault Victim Sues MPD For Botching Case That Would Have Put Eliza Fletcher’s Killer Behind Bars

A Woman, Who The Memphis Police Department Says Was Abducted And Sexually Assaulted By Cleotha Abston Henderson In 2021, Is Suing The City Of Memphis And Is Accusing The Police Department For Inadequately Investigating Her Sexual Assault Case.

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Backlogged Rape Kits Left Eliza Fletcher’s Killer Walking Free; TN Senators Propose Federal Law To Stop Nationwide Backlog

Cleotha Abston Henderson, The Man Accused Of The Kidnapping And Murder Of A Memphis Teacher Eliza Fletcher, Has Now Been Connected To A 2021 Abduction After Results Of A Backlogged DNA Kit Were Received. A New Law That Went Into Effect Earlier This Year Would Have Prevented Both Of Those Crimes By Keeping Him In Jail.

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Tucker Carlson Slams Governor Lee For Being Soft On Crime

Following The Kidnapping And Murder Of Kindergarten Teacher And Mother Eliza Fletcher Preceding The Gunning Down Of Four Victims And The Injuries Of Three In Mass Shooting Event, Fox Nation’s Tucker Carlson Laid Much Of The Blame At The Feet Of Tennessee Governor Bill Lee And His Soft-On-Crime Policies.

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Tennessee Lawmakers Say Memphis Teacher’s Death Was Preventable, Promise Tougher Criminal Justice

Tennessee Lawmakers Have Said Memphis Teacher Eliza Fletcher’s Violent Death Could Have Been Prevented If A New Law Had Existed When Her Murderer Was Previously Incarcerated. Thirty-Eight Year Old Cleotha Abston Had Been Recently Released Early From A State Prison For A Previous Crime And Was Not Under Supervision Or Parole At The Time Of His Attack On Fletcher.

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