Former Memphis police officer indicted in Tyre Nichols case, CNN stories
(Reuters) – A former Memphis police officer has been indicted over the Jan. 10 demise of Tyre Nichols, CNN reported on Thursday citing his lawyer William Massey, as officers put together to launch bodycam footage of the visitors arrest within the coming days.
Massey advised CNN that he didn’t know the character of the costs.
Nichols, a 29-year-old Black father of a 4-year-old boy, died within the hospital of accidents he sustained throughout his arrest three days earlier by 5 Memphis law enforcement officials.
All 5 officers, who’re additionally Black, had been fired after police officers decided that they violated a number of division insurance policies, together with utilizing extreme drive, failing to intervene, and failing to render assist.
Shelby County District Lawyer Steve Mulroy will maintain a information convention at Thursday afternoon relating to the case.
(Reporting by Tyler Clifford; Modifying by Lisa Shumaker)