Freeman, Nichols families call for prosecution of officers in Freeman’s death

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 17, 2023 6:00 PM CT | Published: March 17, 2023 4:28 PM CT

The families of Gershun Freeman and Tyre Nichols stood with attorney Ben Crump Friday afternoon outside the Shelby County Criminal Justice Center, demanding prosecution of the corrections officers responsible for Freeman’s death. 


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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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