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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Memphis Jogger Murdered By Man Recently Released From 24-Year Kidnapping Sentence

Memphis Police Have Positively Identified A Body Found Monday As That Of Eliza Fletcher, A Kindergarten Teacher Who Has Been Missing Since Being Kidnapped During A Morning Run Last Week. The Man Accused Of Her Abduction And Murder Has A Violent Past Filled With Charges Of Rape, Assault, And Kidnapping.

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Tennessee’s Truth-In-Sentencing Law Goes Into Effect On July 1st

A New Law That Will Require Some Of Tennessee’s Violent Offenders To Serve 100% Of Their Prison Sentences Will Go Into Effect On July 1st, 2022.

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Human Trafficking Across U.S. Borders Results In Murders, Other Atrocities

Investigations Into Human Smuggling Stemming From Illegal Immigration Reveal That Not Everyone Makes It Safely To The U.S.

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Tennessee Bill Would Cut Sentence In Half For First Degree Murder

House Bill 1532 (SB0561 In The Senate) Seeks To Reduce The Amount Of Time That Must Be Served For First Degree Murder Before Becoming Eligible For Parole. For Someone Currently Sentenced To Life In Prison With Parole, The Minimum Time They Must Serve Is 51 Years. If The Bill Passes The House And Senate And Becomes Tennessee Law, That Time Would Be Reduced By Approximately Half To 25 Years.

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Chattanooga Violent Crime Among Highest In U.S. Metro Areas

Nearly 3,500 Violent Crimes Were Reported In The Chattanooga Metro Area In 2020 — Or 613 For Every 100,000 People, A 16.6% Increase From The Previous Year. Rising Crime Rates In The Area Were Led By A 25.0% Rise In Murder Cases And A 34.5% Surge In Robberies.

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Jury Finds Former Police Officer Gulity On All Counts In Death Of George Floyd

Less Than A Year After The Death Of George Floyd In Police Custody, A Jury Found Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Guilty On Charges Of Second-Degree Unintentional Murder, Third-degree Murder, And Second-degree Manslaughter.

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Victim Of Stalking & Violent Crime Shares Her Harrowing Story In Support of Lifetime Protection Bill

The Tennessee State Senate Unanimously Passed The Lifetime Order Of Protection Bill this Week. The Final Vote Will Take Place On Monday, March 15th On The House Floor. This Bill Is To Help Prevent Victims Of Violent Crimes From Being Re-victimized. Nikki’s Situation is Only One Example Of Why This Legislation Is Needed Here In TN. Unfortunately, There Are Other Victims Of Horrific Crimes In Our State Who Need Help Also.

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