Saturday, September 29, 2018

Memphis Chamber CEO Murdered

The President of the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce was gunned down Thursday night.  CNN reported:


Phil Trenary, the CEO and president of the Greater Memphis Chamber, was shot to death in the downtown district.

Trenary was killed Thursday night on a street just a few blocks from the National Civil Rights Museum, CNN affiliate WMC reported. He had just left a chamber event at a downtown restaurant when he was shot.

The suspect is described by Memphis police as a man with dreadlocks, wearing a blue shirt, and driving a white truck. The motive remained unclear on Friday.
Police Lt. Karen Rudolph told WMC authorities were unsure whether the killing was a robbery attempt or something else. "We have no idea. That part is still ongoing."... Rest of article.

Naturally, CNN removed the race of the suspect from the story.  Memphis PD tweeted his description:

The victim has been pronounced deceased at ROH. The suspect responsible is described as a male Black with dreadlocks wearing a blue shirt who was in a white 4-dr F150.



7 comments:

Anonymous said...

It drives me nuts when news organizations do stuff like that. Just give me the facts, and let me decide what I think about them!!

Anonymous said...

Gannett is trash. I took the CL for years then cancelled a couple of years ago. I actually bought a a Sunday paper a couple of weeks ago to take another look. The paper was full of racecstories, had two on the front page. Jackson need s good paper.

Anonymous said...

Jackson need s good paper.

That will happen when the next shipment of dinosaurs arrives for the zoo.

Anonymous said...

For those of you who dont remember, in 2013 The Journal News, a NY State based newspaper owned by Gannett published around 33,000 names and adresses and also an interactive map of gun owners in 2 NY counties. The same newspaper sued another NY county when they refused to turn over the information for that county. This made it easier to target homes with firearms.

Anonymous said...

Memphis is 3.76 times as large as Jackson. If the murder rate in Memphis was as high as Jackson, In stead of having 181 murders last year in Memphis, they would have had 217 murders. The only plausible reason I can figure that they ignore the murder rates in Jackson is that so many people have evacuated Jackson (for good reasons) that Jackson no longer fits into their sample size because of massive evacuation from the city.

Anonymous said...

Red Wave! Vote Trump!
Of course CNN and every other major news outlet, hell even smaller media outlets and local ones now are so brainwashed by the left and democrats, that they'll remove the race too.
This nation is warped.

Anonymous said...

Meanwhile - WHY was a Chamber official murdered? Was it random? Was he targeted?

I doubt Gannett had any role in this killing. They don't hire people who own firearms.

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