Memphis judge delays release of video, audio in beating death of Tyre Nichols

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By Brendan O’Brien (Reuters) -A Memphis judge on Wednesday halted the release of more than 20 hours of additional video and audio footage related to the killing of Tyre Nichols, an unarmed Black man who was beaten by police officers during a traffic stop in January. Judge James Jones of the Criminal Court of Tennessee issued the ruling, saying he would delay the release, expected on Wednesday afternoon, until prosecutors and attorneys for five former officers charged in the case can review the material. The judge’s decision came in response to a motion filed by an attorney for one of the offic…

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