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Memphis cop Demetrius Haley, who was charged in Tyre Nichols’ death, previously beat up inmate, ...

New York Post 29 Jan 2023
One of the five former Memphis police officers accused of murdering Tyre Nichols allegedly beat up an inmate nearly eight years ago, according to his victim, who told The Post on Saturday, “That could have been me.” ... Former Memphis Police Officer Demetrius Haley was accused in a lawsuit of beating up an inmate.
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Memphis disbands Scorpion police unit after Tyre Nichols' fatal beating video

Gulf News 29 Jan 2023
US President Joe Biden says Nichols video left him ‘outraged and deeply pained’ Former Memphis officers arrested on murder charges in death of Tyre Nichols Joe Biden urges peaceful protests in Memphis over Tyre Nichols' death after police beating ... Memphis police officers on Jan.
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Timeline: Tyre Nichols police killing key events

The Observer 29 Jan 2023
Memphis police officers stop Nichols, 29 ... Memphis police claimed in a statement that officers tried to stop a man for reckless driving on 7 January and he was brought to hospital in critical condition following two confrontations ... Memphis police officers charged with second-degree murder in the death of Tyre Nichols.
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Memphis protesters demand names of other officers, cheer end of SCORPION Unit

Yahoo Daily News 29 Jan 2023
Hill praised the swift firing of the five Memphis police officers, saying, “We’ve never seen a police director and a mayor and a city council side with a victim in such a swift way.” ... The death of Nichols remains under investigation and has led to the firing, arrests and indictments of five Memphis police officers.
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Move to disband Memphis police unit that beat Tyre Nichols praised

Las Vegas Review-Journal 29 Jan 2023
27, 2023, by the City of Memphis, shows police officers talking after a brutal attack on Tyre Nichols by five Memphis police officers on Jan ... 27, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn., as ... Five Memphis police officers have since been charged with second-degree murder and other offenses.
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Fears of unrest dissipate in US after police beating video released

Korea Times 29 Jan 2023
Five Memphis officers, who are all Black, were charged with second-degree murder in the beating of Nichols, who died in hospital on Jan ... Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man who was pulled over while driving and died three days later, lays against a police car after being beaten by Memphis Police Department officers on Jan.
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Memphis SCORPION unit tied to Tyre Nichols' beating death 'permanently deactivated'

Yahoo Daily News 29 Jan 2023
A Memphis Police Department unit assigned to lower crime through saturation patrolling of high-crime areas has been permanently deactivated, police said Saturday, an apparent answer to calls from civil rights attorneys representing the family of a man who was beaten by officers and later died.
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Memphis chief reverses, disbands Scorpion unit

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 29 Jan 2023
MEMPHIS -- The ... A Memphis police spokeswoman declined to comment on the other officers' conduct ... Mayor Darrell Steinberg said the video filled him with "anger, sorrow and revulsion" and Police Chief Kathy Lester called the actions of the Memphis officers "inhumane and inexcusable.".
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A timeline of events in Tyre Nichols arrest, death

Chatanooga Times Free Press 29 Jan 2023
A confrontation ensues, and he is brutally beaten by five Memphis police officers in an encounter that is recorded by police body cameras ... 10. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the man involved in the altercation with Memphis officers has "succumbed to his injuries" and identifies him as 29-year-old Tyre D.
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Let justice prevail for Tyre Nichols, not disorder

New York Post 29 Jan 2023
Video of Tyre Nichols ‘living his best life’ goes viral after he’s fatally beaten by Memphis cops. Anyone who watched the video of Memphis cops fatally beating 29-year-old Tyre Nichols had to be horrified at the senseless brutality of officers sworn to uphold the law ... City of Memphis ... City of Memphis ... City of Memphis ... City of Memphis.
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Memphis police chief tasked with investigating Tyre Nichols murder was fired from previous job with ...

The Daily Mail 29 Jan 2023
The five former Memphis police officers have been charged with second-degree murder and other crimes in the arrest and death of Tyre Nichols ... The image from video released on Friday shows Tyre Nichols during a brutal attack by five Memphis police officers.
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Memphis disbands police unit after fatal beating as protesters take to streets

Korea Times 29 Jan 2023
The specialized police unit that included the five Memphis officers charged with the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols was disbanded on Saturday as more protests took place in U.S ... was pulled over while driving during a traffic stop by Memphis police officers, in New York, U.S., Jan.
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Memphis cops charged in Tyre Nichols murder hired after PD relaxed job requirements

New York Post 29 Jan 2023
At least two out of of five Memphis police officers charged with murder in the fatal beatdown of Tyre Nichols joined the force after the department relaxed its hiring requirements ... Tyre Nichols was beaten by five Memphis police officers on January 7, and died three days later in the hospital.DEANDRE NICHOLS via REUTERS.
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Memphis disbands police unit linked to beating death of Tyre Nichols, as protests continue

The Los Angeles Times 29 Jan 2023
Cerelyn “CJ” Davis, the Memphis police ... In a press statement, Smiley also called for the firing of a sixth Memphis police officer who had been on the scene of the Nichols beating, saying the officer had used a Taser on Nichols and “compelled the other officers to stomp him.”.
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Memphis police disband unit that beat Tyre Nichols

Johnson City Press 29 Jan 2023
The five disgraced former Memphis Police Department officers have been fired and charged with murder and other crimes in Nichols’ death three days after the arrest ... A Memphis police spokeswoman declined to comment on the role played by other officers who showed up at the scene.

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The image from video released on Jan. 27, 2023, by the City of Memphis, shows Tyre Nichols leaning against a car after a brutal attack by five Memphis police officers on Jan. 7, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn. Nichols died on Jan. 10. The five officers have since been fired and charged with second-degree murder and other offenses.
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