Performing on a tip, Memphis Police visited a pond in Walnut, Mississippi. Here, within the murky red clay water, they discovered a weapon thought to be utilized in the killing.
James Brown: just How uncommon can it be to get a key bit of proof some seven years later on?
Toney Armstrong: that is the needle within the haystack. The needle was found by them within the haystack. …and for them in order to recoup that gun is — is a pretty remarkable feat.
Although, Kelvin Cowans had split up with Sherra Wright, he thought she could be delighted if the weapon had been discovered. But he don’t have the effect he expected whenever he called her to commemorate.
Kelvin Cowans: I say, “Hey, law enforcement have inked this thing that is great. They found the weapon that killed Lorenzen.”
Kelvin Cowans: We got from the phone and she was not delighted about this after all, and —
James Brown: Actually?
Kelvin Cowans: –and that bothered me. That — that has been whenever we first began to think that, guess what happens, perhaps we have actuallyn’t been considering grief, you realize, all of this time. Perhaps i have been taking a look at shame.