This story is gaining traction. Traffic stop occurred on January 7, suspect died January 10, five officers already fired January 20. DOJ is investigating, Ben Crump has arrived, and people are demanding that the video be released. National news outlets have picked up the story.
The officers involved in the arrest of Tyre Nichols, who died three days after the altercation, have been fired, the Memphis Police Department announced on Friday, January 20, 2023.