Man charged with murder for deadly October robbery - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man charged with murder for deadly October robbery

Corey Dendy (Source: SCSO) Corey Dendy (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A man is charged with first-degree murder after a robbery turned deadly.

According to Memphis Police Department, a man answered a door to let someone he knew as “Cee” into his home. That's when “Cee” pulled out a handgun and demanded money from two men in the home.

Police said “Cee,” later identified as Corey Dendy, took a total of $1,800 from the two men before shooting one of them in the leg and back. 

After investigating, police discovered that Dendy is a convicted felon, who was sentenced to seven years and two months in prison for an aggravated robbery in March 2011. He also plead guilty to being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun in February 2014. He was sentenced to 64 days for that offense.

Dendy is charged with criminal attempted felony, first-degree murder, aggravated robbery, possession of a firearm in a dangerous felony, and convicted felon in possession of a handgun.

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