Tyre Nichols: Biden urges calm ahead of police beating video release

Posted on AllSides January 27th, 2023
From The Center
Violence in America, Memphis, Police Brutality

President Joe Biden is urging protests in Tennessee to remain peaceful as officials plan to release video of an arrest that led to a motorist's death.

Bodycam video of the encounter with Tyre Nichols, 29, will be published on Friday and lawyers for his family said it will show him being severely beaten.

Five now-fired police officers face murder charges after Mr Nichols died days after a traffic stop 7 January.

Memphis is said to be on edge and police there have increased patrols.

"I'm sickened by what I saw,"...

Read full story

BBC News

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
See full bias rating for BBC News
Learn about media bias

More News about Violence in America from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right