on the Facebook page, event the organizers said: “We created this run as way honor Lisa and cope with our own feelings. Our goal is to stand up for in women in Mid-South and emphasize that women should be able to safely run any time of day.”
Fletcher, mom of two, was a junior kindergarten teacher at Memphis Saint Mary’s Episcopal School, where teachers and staff lit candles this week. in her memory.
“Lisa was light all who knew her. Her infectious smile and laughter could brighten up any room. Lisa was clean of heart and innocence in the ways in which made see her very best in all she met”, her obituary, posted Thursday from Canale Funeral Directors, read on.
Suspect in Fletcher killing appears before the court
It is not clear what phrase prosecutors will prosecute if Henderson is convicted.
“It’s premature for us right now to discuss what punishment we are going to seek,” Shelby County District Attorney Steve Mulroy said Wednesday. first-degree murder condemnation brings punishment of life in prison — with or without parole — or death penalty.
Henderson appeared on Thursday in Shelby County court after he filed the motion for turn of lawyer because of alleged conflict of interest. The Shelby County Public Defender’s Office, which was appointed this week by the Henderson case, represented him. in Judge Louis Montesi Jr. said it was a previous kidnapping case.
Montesi said Henderson’s previous attorney would not be involved in his current case and held that there were no “reasons or grounds for in public defender shall be disqualified as counsel.”
Henderson will remain in Shelby County Jail No Bail for in murder accusation against him,” said the judge.
Henderson allegedly walked past Fletcher in SUV during a run on September 2 in area near the university of Memphis. Henderson received out of in vehicle and pursued Fletcher until he forced her into the passenger seat around 4 a.m., authorities say.
The search began when Fletcher did not return from run
Police later found CCTV of what area it showed black GMC Landscape pass her, according to her testimony. A man is seen in personnel receive out of SUV and “aggressively” ran up to her before forcing her into the vehicle’s passenger seat, according to the affidavit. The SUV left about four minutes after both people were inside, the statement said.
Police also analyzed a couple of sandals that were found at the scene of the abduction, near the victim’s phone. DNA found on the shoes matched Henderson’s DNA, according to the affidavit.
Henderson’s employer told investigators that he drove a GMC Terrain and confirmed his phone number. Cell phone records showed that Henderson was near the abduction site at the time. of Kidnapping, according to the affidavit.
Members of task of the us marshals force found GMC Terrain that matches the details seen in surveillance video near Henderson home Saturday morning, the sworn letter says. Exercise force detained Henderson next to him home Saturday, the court document says.
Two witnesses, including Henderson. brother – told police they saw Henderson acting weird on brotherMemphis house after the kidnapping, according to the sworn testimony. Both said that Henderson was cleaning the interior. of GMC Landscape with floor janitor and that he was washing his clothes in sink of in home- the statement says.
Aya Elamroussi of CNN and Holly Yang contributed to this report.