“All I’m trying to do is clear my name. I got nothing to hide,” Jerome Powell said to WREG outside his South Memphis home.
Powell tells a different story from the one that police and witnesses tell about what happened at the Pendleton Place Apartments Sunday.
They say he was trying to lure kids into a funeral hearse he was driving around. WREG spotted the same one at his home Tuesday.
Antonio Bledsoe, a witness of the event, says he heard Powell ask a girl if she wanted “a ride with a dead body.”
WREG asked Powell if he had a dead body in his hearse.
“I ain’t never rode with no dead body. I never had nobody in the back. I