Former MPD members file motion to dismiss Tyre Nichols lawsuit

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 17, 2023 6:04 PM CT | Published: October 17, 2023 9:51 AM CT

Attorneys for a former officer and a former lieutenant of the Memphis Police Department argue the $550 million civil lawsuit should have been filed by Tyre Nichols’ young son. 


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Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman is an enterprise and investigative reporter who focuses on local government and politics. A native Rhode Islander who lives in Midtown, he enjoys tennis, golf and reading.

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