Body cam footage of Tyre Nichols' death released by police

Memphis, Tennessee, city officials on Friday released body cam footage showing the beating of Tyre Nichols by five Memphis police officers. The graphic video has sparked outrage and ignited protests across the United States.

The body cam footage shows the African-American motorist, 29, being pulled from his car by police officers after a traffic stop on Jan. 7. The officers, who are also all Black, are then seen beating Nichols, repeatedly hitting him with their batons, fists, and boots as he can be heard pleading with them to stop.

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