Treveno Campbell Sentenced To 40 Years In Shooting That Led To Death Of MPD Officer Martoiya Lang

MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) - The man convicted of killing a Memphis Police Officer in 2012 has been sentenced to 40 years total, 25 of those for second degree murder for the death of MPD officer Martoiya Lang.

Campbell was convicted of Second Degree Murder in January for the death of Officer Lang and the attempted murder of two other officers.

The judge also sentenced Campbell to 8 years each for counts 2 and 10; 6 years each for counts 3 and 11; 11 months 21 days for counts 4, 6, 8, and 11; 3 years for count 12; and 1 year for counts 13 and 14. The judge said sentences for counts 2, 3, and 13 will be served consecutively. The other counts will be served concurrently.

On Friday, December 14, 2012, just before 8:00 a.m., a team from the Memphis Police Department's Organized Crime Unit were serving a drug related search warrant at 1062 Mendenhall Cove.  When they entered the house, Officer Lang and another OCU Officer were struck by gunfire. Officers then returned fire, hitting Campbell. 

It turns out that the suspect they were looking for wasn't at the house.

Several of officer Lang’s family and friends took the stand during the sentencing hearing, as well as family and friends of the convicted killer.

Members of Black Lives Matter Memphis read a statement during the sentencing, calling Campbell's treatment "unjust" and "unfair."


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