FedEx pulls sponsorship after Damien Echols added to conference | News
FedEx pulled its support from a startup business conference in Memphis.
That's because the West Memphis Three's Damien Echols was added to the program.
Echols was freed after spending 18 years in prison for the murders of three West Memphis, Arkansas boys in 1993.
FedEx confirms when Echols was added to the conference at the Cook Convention Center the focus of the conference changed, and the shipping company chose not to participate.