U.S. Attorney’s Office launches investigation into Tyre Nichols’ death

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 20, 2023 1:58 PM CT | Published: January 18, 2023 2:48 PM CT

The United States Attorney’s Office, in coordination with the FBI Memphis Field Office and the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, has opened a civil rights investigation into the death of Tyre Nichols.


Tyre Nichols U.S. Attorney for the Western District Memphis Police Department
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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