Memphis Police Department
Mark LeSure, a retired police sergeant in Memphis who was openly critical of Tyre Nichols' death, was "found shot and dead" outside of his home, according to a report.
Former Memphis police officer Demetrius Haley "admitted" to taking a photo of Tyre Nichols after beating him and then texting it to others, according to an official police statement.
The Memphis Fire Department fired three workers for failing to render aid to Tyre Nichols following a violent traffic stop on Jan. 7. They were previously "relieved of duty" pending the outcome of an investigation.
Memphis Police Department "shielded" white cop Preston Hemphill, unlike the Black officers involved in Tyre Nichols' death, Ben Crump said.
The white Memphis cop in the Tyre Nichols bodycam video heard hoping officers will "stomp his ass" is named "Detective Preston Hemphill," according to a new report. Only the Black cops have been fired, arrested and charged with murder.
Tyre Nichols' autopsy results are consistent with claims he died from injuries sustained during a "severe beating" from Memphis police, his family's attorneys said.
A Memphis councilman who said he's been told about the bodycam video showing Tyre Nichols' violent arrest said the footage is "disgusting."
There was a growing number of social media reports linking the shooting death of rapper Young Dolph in Memphis to rap beef with rival local rapper Yo Gotti as the city mourned the loss of a talented, popular and successful member of its community.
Speaking out after the killing of Memphis police officer Sean Bolton, 33, who was fatally shot during a routine traffic stop Saturday, Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong criticized the overarching racial theme of the Black Lives Matter Movement. “There is a theme that Black lives matter,” said Armstrong during a press conference. “At the end […]
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