The City of Memphis on Friday released the body camera footage of the killing of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols who died on January 10, 2023, three days after a traffic stop. Five Memphis police officers now face murder charges in the death of Nichols.
Maryland Gov. Wes Moore released the following statement on the killing:
“It’s difficult not to fight back tears watching this video. The inhumanity that was shown to Tyre Nichols, a young skateboarder and amateur photographer, is intolerable by anybody, but especially by people whose job and responsibility it was to protect him. I’m thankful that the Department of Justice is engaged in this investigation, and these five individuals must be held to account for their barbarism. I know I speak for [most people] as we grieve with Tyre’s family, friends, and community.”
Source: City of Memphis
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