The Lessons of Lester Street


In a city where murder occurs at the rate of about one every other day, the murders of six people, including two children, in a house at 722 Lester set a new standard for brutality.

Memphis police on Tuesday asked the news media and the community for help in solving one of the worst mass murders in Memphis history.

"There are people out there who have the information that we don't have," said Lieutenant Joe Scott.

Read the rest of John Branston's City Beat column.

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