Tragic News: Murdered Memphis Runner Taught at St. Mary’s Episcopal

By | September 6, 2022
Eliza Fletcher

CNN and other news sources report that the Memphis runner who was abducted and murdered was a much-loved teacher at St. Mary’s Episcopal School.

Thirty-four year old Eliza Fletcher, a mother of two and avid runner, was abducted at approximately 4:00 a.m. Friday, September 2, 2022 near the University of Memphis. The incident was captured on surveillance video.

Fletcher’s body was discovered on September 5 and identified the following day.

St. Mary’s issued the following statement:

We are heartbroken at the loss of our beloved teacher, colleague, and friend Liza Fletcher. Our hearts are with the Fletcher, Orgill, and Wellford families.

This morning our faculty and staff started the day in chapel. We lit candles to remember Liza who was a bright light in our community. Liza embodied the song that we sing every week in Early Childhood chapel, “This little light of mine, I’m going to let it shine.”

We continue to draw strength from our all-school read, “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” by Charlie Mackesy. “‘We don’t know about tomorrow,’ said the horse, ‘all we need to know is that we love each other.’”

Eliza Fletcher

Eliza Fletcher

Photos courtesy of St. Mary’s Episcopal School

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Fletcher

What gives you the right to post about Liza! You didn’t know her.

Stinkbomb

Whack job alert!

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Stinkbomb

OP is one sick soul

Fletcher

You have no right to be posting anything about Eliza, you didn’t know her!