Tyre Nichols passed away after what cops refer to as a “fight”. We put that word in quotes due to the fact that it reeked of PR spin when we initially reported on this story and now it smells even worse…
We are still waiting for the release of the body camera footage that was caught by the Memphis law enforcement officer’ public responsibility gadgets. However, the other day, Nichols’ family and their legal representatives saw the video and was sufficient to state, there are significant effects and effects boiling down the pike. According to an ABCNews report, common civil liberties lawyer Ben Crump was among those individuals and he utilized words like “terrible,” “awful,” “abhorrent,” “violent” and “bothersome on every level,” when explaining what he saw.
Another family lawyer, Antonio Romanucci, entered into more graphic information when explaining what he experienced on the video:
“What he remained in that was defenseless the whole time,” Romanucci stated. “He was a human piñata for those policemans. It was untainted, unabashed, continuously whipping of this young kid for 3 minutes.”
We’ve seen individuals compare this abuse of power to the Rodney King beating that set America on fire back in the 90s and we won’t be amazed one bit if the temperature level in Memphis reaches a fever pitch when this video ends up being public. Officers Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, Desmond Mills Jr. and Justin Smith have actually all been fired however there are currently requires criminal charges. Also, today we got word by means of Yahoo! News that 2 Memphis Fire Department staff members have actually been placed on leave as outcome of their involvement in Tyre’s death. They would not recognize those people nor would they state how they were included however we’re sure that details will emerge earlier than later on.