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Ex-Memphis officer accused of texting photo of Tyre Nichols after beating

Posted on AllSides February 8th, 2023
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One of the former Memphis police officers charged in connection with Tyre Nichols' death allegedly took photos of the bloodied and beaten driver and sent it to several people, according to newly released state records.

Details: Demetrius Haley is accused of using his cellphone to take "two photographs while standing in front of the obviously injured" Nichols after he was handcuffed and propped against a police car during the Jan. 7 incident, per the documents obtained by the New York Times.

Haley has admitted that he "shared the photo in a text message" with...

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