One of Five Officers Involved in Killing of Tyre Nichols to Plead Guilty

One of the five Memphis, Tennessee police officers charged in the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols during a January 7 traffic stop has decided to plead guilty to federal charges of civil rights violations as part of an undisclosed plea deal, Antonio Planas and John Filippelli report for NBC News. The five former officers have all pleaded not guilty to state charges of second-degree murder. All the former officers have been indicted on several federal charges, including deprivation of rights under the color of the law through excessive force and failure to intervene and through deliberate indifference, conspiracy to witness tampering, and obstruction of justice through witness tampering.


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