Ex-wife charged in murder of NBA star Lorenzen Wright

A tip led to the discovery of the alleged murder weapon and the arrest of Wright's ex-wife, who is being charged with first-degree murder in the killing seven years ago.
2:22 | 12/17/17

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First, the murder of a former NBA player solved this morning. Authorities charged Lorenzen Wright's exwaif with the killing. Ron is back with that story. Reporter: Fans and friends of Lorenzen Wright were shocked by his brutal staying in 2010. It was a mystery. Until now. A tip led to the discovery of the murder weapon. And the arrest of his former wife. Lorenzen Wright played in the NBA for 13 years. Ending his career with the Cleveland cavaliers. In 2010, a year after he retired, he was brutally murdered. Shot to death. This morning, a new break in the unsolved case. And seven-year investigation. His ex-wife, Shira, arrested and quharnlgd murder. We looked through the case. We did one thing. We fold the evidence. The evidence led us to Billy ray turner and Shira Wright. She was indiagnosticed owe first degree red meditated murder. Her friend rg Billy turner already charged for first-degree murder pleaded not guilty earlier in month. The two suspects reportedly met at church. The victim's mother was emotion nat nal at the sight of Billy turner in court earlier this month. How could you have murdered my son? That's what I need to now? Just how? The case has stayed in the public eye for many years. We have never given up hope that we would give those responsible parties brought to justice. Reporter: The next morning, a 911 call from his cell phone sbrup interrupted by gunfire. 911, what is your emergency? Hello? Reporter: The authorities located the murder weapon earlier this year. Someone has come forward and provided evidence. That was a sufficient amount of evidence to charge her. Reporter: Authorities say the big break if the case, the the gun that was found in the lake. The lake had been searched one. Nothing found. They got a tip, looked again. Time, they discovered what they say is the murder weapon. Wright's ex-wife was arrested Friday night. Finally closure for his family. We should probably check back in with Mike Taylor, filling in from our Baltimore

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