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The 5 Memphis Cops in Tyree Nichols Case Plead “Not Guilty”

Memphis Reacts To Release Of Police Body Cam Video Of Tyre Nichols' Arrest Prior To His Death Days Later
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – JANUARY 28: Demonstrators march through downtown protesting the death of Tyre Nichols on January 28, 2023 in Memphis, Tennessee. Tyre Nichols died on January 10th, three days after being severely beaten by five Memphis police officers. Yesterday, the city of Memphis released to the public video footage of Nichols’ confrontation with the police. Today, it was reported that the Memphis police department disbanded the special operations unit to which the officers were attached. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    The Five former Memphis police officers accused of killing Tyre Nichols last month pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges.   Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, Desmond Mills Jr., and Justin Smith was also charged with misconduct, two counts of aggravated kidnapping, one count of official oppression and one count of aggravated assault.   One of the attorneys for the officers insisted his client was just “doing his job” and has not seen any evidence of murder.

          So it was just his “job” to beat the young man to death?   Oh ok…