Video shows mystery chainsaw crew at Martyrs Park

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: October 08, 2021 12:18 PM CT | Published: October 08, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Surveillance video shows a five-man crew with chainsaws and other equipment in Martyrs Park on March 10. That’s the day that a 200-yard-wide swath of trees were cut — without permission — from the public riverbank.

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Martyrs Park Memphis River Parks Partnership
Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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