Tennessee DA warns all involved in Tyre Nichols death more charges could come as 7th officer relieved of duty

January 31, 2023 at 00:31

The Shelby County, Tennessee, district attorney issued a stark warning to everyone involved in the death of Tyre Nichols, that more charges could be filed as more information comes out.
"We are looking at all individuals involved in the events leading up to, during, and after the beating of Tyre Nichols," Mulroy said.
"This includes the officer present at the initial encounter who has not – so far – been charged, Memphis Fire Department Personnel, and persons who participated in preparing documentation of the incident afterward."
TYRE NICHOLS CASE: 5 FORMER MEMPHIS POLICE OFFICERS CHARGED WITH SECOND-DEGREE MURDERHe added that his office worked "extraordinarily swiftly" and "thoroughly" to arrest the officers whose offenses blatantly "contributed to the death of Mr.
Three members of the Memphis Fire Department were fired for their actions in the Nichols case on Monday.
In Tennessee, second-degree murder is punishable by 15 to 60 years in prison, according to The Associated Press.
Memphis police say they stopped Nichols on Jan. 7 around 8:30 p.m. for reckless driving, near Raines Road and Ross Road in Memphis.
MEMPHIS POLICE DEPARTMENT FIRES 5 OFFICERS INVOLVED IN TYRE NICHOLS ARRESTA "confrontation occurred" during the stop, at which point Nichols ran away from police on foot.
"While attempting to take the suspect into custody, another confrontation occurred; however, the suspect was ultimately apprehended," MPD said.
Nichols was transported to St. Francis Hospital in critical condition, and he died three days later on Jan. 10.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPPreliminary findings in Nichols’ autopsy indicated he suffered extensive bleeding caused by a severe beating.
Our goal remains the same: to seek justice for Tyre Nichols and hold all who contributed to his death accountable," Mulroy said.

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