Memphis Authorities Release Video in Tyre Nichols’ Death

Tyre Nichols’ family speak alongside attorney Benjamin Crump. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Video showing five Memphis officers beating a Black man has been made public.

The release comes one day after the officers were charged with murder in the death of Tyre Nichols.

The footage shows Nichols being held down, struck by the Black officers and screaming for his mother as the police savagely beat the 29-year-old FedEx worker for three minutes.

The Nichols family legal team has likened the assault to the infamous 1991 police beating of Los Angeles motorist Rodney King.

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