Family of man who died in police custody demands answers

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 18, 2023 5:07 PM CT | Published: August 18, 2023 4:46 PM CT

Activists and family members gathered in front of Memphis Police Department headquarters, 170 N. Main Street, shortly after lunchtime Friday to demand information and video about the death of Courtney Ross.


Courtney Ross Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Memphis Police Department
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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