2 Memphis Fire Department employees are ‘relieved of duty’ after Tyre Nichols’ death


A portrait of Tyre Nichols is displayed at a memorial service for him on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023 in Memphis, Tenn. Nichols was killed during a traffic stop with Memphis Police on Jan. 7.

Nichols died on Jan. 10, three days after he was stopped by Memphis police for reckless driving. Five Memphis police officers have been fired following an investigation into Nichols’ death.

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