Functioning on a tip, Memphis Police went along to a pond in Walnut, Mississippi. Here, into the murky red clay water, they discovered a weapon thought to be found in the killing.
James Brown: exactly How uncommon will it be to get a key bit of evidence some seven years later on?
Toney Armstrong: this is the needle into the haystack. The needle was found by them into the haystack. …and for them in order to recover that weapon is — is quite a feat that is remarkable.
Although, Kelvin Cowans had split up with Sherra Wright, he thought she could be pleased once the weapon had been discovered. But he did not have the effect he expected whenever she was called by him to celebrate.
Kelvin Cowans: I state, “Hey, the authorities have inked this thing that is great. They discovered the weapon that killed Lorenzen.”
Kelvin Cowans: We got in the phone and she was not delighted about this at all, and —