The blow-by-blow is shown in four videos that last approximately 66 minutes. of January 7, 2007 police beating This was the end. Tyre Nichols’ death in Memphis.
The first videoTaken from: police Camera shows officers holding guns while swarming Nichols’ car, which was stopped at a red light.
The door is opened by one officer who yells at the other. “Get the f–k out the f–king car!”
“Damn, I didn’t do anything!” the 29-year-old FedEx worker is heard responding, as the cops wrestle him down, screaming, “Get on the f–king ground!”
It footage Shows an uncuffed Nichols Sitting on the ground and telling officers. “Stop!” He lays on his stomach and the one cop shouts. “Put your hands behind your back before I break them!”
One of The Taser was pushed into the officer’s hand. Nichols’ leg.
“OK, stop … You guys are really doing a lot right now. Stop!” Nichols says. “I’m just trying to go home!”
According to one officer, “Man, if you don’t lay down —” Nichols yells back, “I am on the ground!”
Then follows a scuffle, which is part of This is hidden on the bodycam, but video resumes with Tasing an uncuffed Nichols He runs off while taking his shirt off.
There are two other videos from police Cops pursue down bodycams Nichols In residential areas.
One video features a cop spraying pepper spray. Nichols’ face while he’s on the ground screaming, “Mom!” Multiple times.
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“Gimme your hands!” He is told again by a cop, Nichols It appears that he is trying to stand up, while rolling around on the ground.
“Alright, alright,” he mumbles to the officers, and then one pepper sprays him again — appearing to also pepper spray himself.
After a few minutes, the cop regains his composure. Then he rejoins the officers in distress. Nichols.
“Watch out, I’m gonna baton the f—k outta ya! Gimme you’re f—king hands!” One of With the video showing one, the cops shout at them. of Nichols’ wrists handcuffed and held by a different officer.
This video shows eventually one. of Cops punching repeatedly Nichols He is held up by another’s hand.
Nichols It is then kicked repeatedly in the head, while being held down on the ground, and beat with a baton. police baton.
You can hear him moaning uncomprehensibly.
There are always more cops on the scene. Nichols He was seen lying on the ground, propped against a police car and in a prone posture.
The video ends with the cops complaining about pepper spraying their own bodies.
“I sprayed myself,” One cop.
“Man, me, too!” Other responses
The fourth video has no audio and was taken from a pole. It shows a distant angle. of This is the so-called beating.
Nichols The patient died three days later at the hospital.