More footage to be revealed today by Memphis officials following 7th officer’s dismissal in Tyre Nichols’ death.

Memphis officials are set to release approximately 20 additional hours of video footage related to the tragic beating of Tyre Nichols by police officers, as well as records of the city’s internal investigation into 13 police officers and four fire department employees. The announcement of the anticipated release comes a day after it was revealed that a seventh police officer has been terminated, while others have been suspended or left the force in the aftermath of the violent encounter. Nichols, a 29-year-old African American man, was repeatedly beaten by law enforcement officers following a traffic stop and brief pursuit on foot in early January, and died three days later. Five police officers, who are also African American, were fired and indicted on criminal charges following the incident, which drew widespread condemnation from both residents and officials. The additional video footage to be released reportedly includes audio of the moments following the beating, which could play a role in determining if additional charges are warranted. The announcement highlights the ongoing national discussion around police brutality and reform.

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