Crime of the Week #24

August 7, 2020


A Cold Case
It was 2:40 in the morning Sunday, October 7, 2018 when Memphis Police responded to a shooting in the parking lot of the Woodlake Apartments complex at Tchulahoma and Winchester. The exact address was 3304 S. Woodlake Circle.

On arrival the officers located a black sedan in the lot and then found Marie Barton, 33, who had been shot. She died at the scene. The information collected indicated there had been an attempted robbery or car jacking, resulting in Barton’s death.

The MPD Cold Case Team is asking the public for any information that may help solve this murder. Even a small detail could prove pivotal. Contact CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274).