How much of Tyre Nichols’ death is on C.J. Davis? A federal judge will decide.

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 21, 2023 2:39 PM CT | Published: August 21, 2023 4:00 AM CT

The city and Nichols’ family have different viewpoints about the extent to which Memphis Police Department Chief Cerelyn “C.J.” Davis is responsible.


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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, there’s a good chance he is Midtown Donuts' top customer.

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