Former officer who held Tyre Nichols' arms while other officers beat him said he was using 'proper training and defensive tactics' The former officer's statement made no mention of the punches, kicks or baton strikes that Nichols received from officers that night. Source 9q.
Five former Memphis police officers plead not guilty to second-degree murder, other charges related to Tyre Nichols' death. Nichols was beaten after an alleged traffic stop in January and died in the hospital three days later. The former officers are expected to return to court May 1. Source 4m.
Memphis judge blocks release 20 hours of video, documents related to Tyre Nichols investigation. A Memphis judge ruled nearly 20 hours of additional footage and internal documents related to the city's investigation into the death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols cannot be released until the lawyers for the five former Memphis police officers charged in his death have seen the new video. Source 1n.