Memphis free admissions offer comfort after violent week


After a violent week in the Bluff City, Memphians are tired and grieving. 

Eliza Fletcher was abducted Friday near the University of Memphis campus, her body found Monday afternoon. While still reeling from the shock of a seemingly random crime that garnered national attention, another tragedy unfolded 

Four people were killed and three injured during a daylong shooting spree that traversed dozens of miles and crossed state lines over the course of 20 hours. 

Some entities across Memphis are offering opportunities to grieve and reflect for those in the community struggling to process the tragic events of the past week. 

‘Our city is hurting’:Memphis leaders react to deadly shooting spree with anger, sadness

Memphians to ‘Finish Liza’s Run’

At 4:20 Friday morning, Sept. 9, a thousand runners will line up at the corner of Central Avenue and Belvedere Boulevard to “Finish Liza’s Run,” honoring Eliza Fletcher, known to family and friends as “Liza.”