Chauncy Black sentenced for role in 2020 murder

Chauncy Black
Chauncy Black(Shelby County Jail)
Published: Sep. 24, 2021 at 9:55 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 25, 2021 at 1:21 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A man who went viral as a teenager with a GoFundMe campaign was sentenced to six years in prison on Friday.

Chauncy Black was found guilty of reckless endangerment.

He and his brother, Timothy Black, were charged in the January 2020 death of 26-year-old Kaleb Wakefield.

Wakefield was shot at his home across the street from Black’s house in Cordova. Timothy Black died before he could go to trial.

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