January 07, 2023
Agencies: Memphis Police Department Tennessee
Cause of death: Beating
Last updated: about 1 month ago
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Tyre Nichols was taken to the hospital in critical condition after Memphis police officers stopped him for reckless driving on Jan. 7, the police department said in a statement the next day. Nichols died in the hospital three days later.
On Friday evening, January 27, 2023, police released the bodycam videos of the killing of Nichols.
On January 26, 2023, it was reported that multiple former Memphis police officers would face criminal charges, including second degree murder for their role in the killing.
Two sheriff’s deputies who were suspended for five days for their role in the arrest of Tyre Nichols failed to keep their body cameras activated after they went to the location where Nichols had been beaten by five Memphis police officers.