A judge blocks the release of additional footage of the beating death of Tyre Nichols

Posted on AllSides March 8th, 2023
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A judge in Tennessee has blocked the release of some 20 hours of additional video and audio recordings of the beating death of Tyre Nichols by Memphis police officers in January.

Those recordings, along with other reports and personnel files related to an administrative investigation by Memphis city officials, had been slated to be released Wednesday.

But Shelby County Criminal Court Judge James Jones Jr. intervened to delay the planned release of the recordings and documents after a last-minute motion by a defense attorney for one of the five former officers charged...

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