Man convicted of 2016 motel murder

Man convicted of 2016 motel murder

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A 20-year-old was convicted of murdering a man at a Memphis motel.

Police said Merrico Jackson shot and killed 28-year-old Marcus Griggs on January 25, 2016 at American Inn on Elvis Presley Boulevard.

Witnesses told investigators that Jackson said he was going to kill Griggs because Griggs robbed him earlier that day.

Jackson, 20, was convicted of first-degree murder Thursday.

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