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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Riverside County Sheriff’s Office Statement on the Death of Tyre Nichols

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Riverside County Sheriff-Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Deirdre Vickers

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Today, the Memphis Police Department released body-worn camera video of the arrest and beating death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols. We want to extend our condolences to the Nichols family. We also share the anger and outrage that many across our nation are feeling after watching the disturbing images. The five officers involved have been fired and arrested. We support the quick action taken by the Memphis Police Department and Shelby County District Attorney’s Office.

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