Fire department wrapping up internal inquiry into Nichols’ death

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 27, 2023 3:08 PM CT | Published: January 27, 2023 3:08 PM CT

The Memphis Fire Department confirmed Monday, Jan. 23, that two personnel involved in the “initial patient care” of Tyre Nichols had been relieved of duty pending an internal investigation.


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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. 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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