Seventh MPD officer relieved of duty as more personnel actions are ‘imminent’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 31, 2023 7:22 AM CT | Published: January 30, 2023 5:33 PM CT

A seventh Memphis Police officer under investigation and off the job is not identified. But police brass say he and officer Preston Hemphill have been relieved of duty since the day after Tyre Nichols was beaten by police in southeast Memphis.


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