2 other Memphis officers were relieved of duty, and 3 fire department workers are fired as new details emerge from the deadly police beating of Tyre Nichols

Posted on AllSides January 30th, 2023
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Memphis Police Department

A total of seven Memphis police officers were relieved of duty the day after Tyre Nichols was beaten by officers and hospitalized, police said Monday. Five officers have since been fired, and two other officers are still subjects of an internal investigation.

Earlier, police named Officer Preston Hemphill as one of the officers who remains on administrative leave.

Also, three Memphis Fire Department personnel who responded to the beating have been fired, the department said Monday.

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