Crime of the Week #18

June 5, 2020


It was one year ago — Friday, June 7, 2019 — when Memphis Police officers from the Tillman Station responded to a shooting at 152 E. Parkway North, the parking lot of Greater Lewis Street Missionary Baptist Church, in Midtown. There officers found Glenn Cofield lying behind his vehicle. He was pronounced dead on the scene by paramedics.

Cofield and his wife had just returned to their vehicle after attending a fundraising event at a nearby home. Suspects left the parking lot via Poplar Avenue. Homicide investigators need help solving this murder. Anyone with information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers, 528-CASH (2274). The case has a bonus award available for a total of $26,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of those responsible.