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Fight for police reform continues long after death of Elton Hayes

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 17, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: October 17, 2021 4:00 AM CT

The fight for reform continues today, a half-century after Elton Hayes was beaten to death.

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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