MEMPHIS, Tenn. –– Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorneys Ben Crump and the parents of Tyre Nichols have issued a statement following the announcement that Vice President Kamala Harris will attend the funeral of Tyre Nichols on Wednesday.
Attorney Crump issued the following statement:
“This morning, Ms. RowVaughn Wells, Mr. Rodney Wells, and I spoke on the phone with Vice President Kamala Harris for over thirty minutes about the tragic loss of Tyre. Vice President Harris and Ms. Wells spoke exclusively, and during this emotional time, the Vice President was able to console Ms. Wells and even help her smile. Tyre’s parents invited Vice President Harris to the funeral tomorrow, and were pleased that she accepted their invitation. Mr. and Mrs. Wells are grateful for Vice President Harris reaching out to them during this heartbreaking time and for her sensitivity on the call.”
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