Family of Tyre Nichols, Attorney Ben Crump, and Rev. Sharpton to Address Latest Updates in Nichols Case at Historic Location of Dr. King’s Last Speech
MEMPHIS, Tenn. –– Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump, the family at the center of the Tyre Nichols case, and Rev. Al Sharpton will hold a news conference on Jan. 31 at 7:30 pm CT to respond to the administrative action against two additional Memphis Police officers, and the firing of three Memphis Fire Department employees after Tyre Nichols’ death.
Officer Preston Hemphill has been named as one of the Memphis police officers under investigation. The two emergency medical technicians, Robert Long and JaMicheal Sandridge, and fire engine driver Lt. Michelle Whitaker were fired for failing to provide adequate aid in the final moments before Tyre Nichols’ death.
Other victims of the Memphis SCORPION Unit who allege they were brutalized before Tyre Nichols’ death will address the media.
Family of Tyre Nichols
Attorney Ben Crump
Rev. Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network
J. Drew Sherad Presiding Bishop and Chief Apostle of The Church of God in Christ
Van Turner, President of NAACP Memphis Branch
Victims of the Memphis SCORPION Unit
Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 7:30 pm CT
Mason Temple: Church of God in Christ World Headquarters
930 Mason St
Memphis, TN 38126
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