More Facts Uncovered in Police Custody Death of Tyre Nichols


FILE - In this image from video released and partially redacted by the city of Memphis, Tenn., Tyre Nichols lies on the ground during a brutal attack by Memphis Police officers, Jan. 7, 2023, in Memphis. Documents released Thursday, March 2, showed that two Memphis Fire Department emergency medical technicians who were fired and had their licenses suspended for failing to give aid to Nichols for 19 minutes while he struggled with injuries from being brutally beaten by police did not check his vital signs or perform other basic medical examinations. (City of Memphis via AP, File)
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There is new information regarding the actions of two EMTs who responded during the beating of Tyre Nichols by Memphis Police. Reports say Jamichael Sandridge and Robert Long failed to provide care to Nichols for 19 minutes during a traffic stop on January 7.

In addition, 27 minutes went by before Nichols was taken from the scene in an ambulance. He died three days later.

Both EMTs were fired, along with a third one, Lt. Michelle Whitaker, who reportedly stayed in the firetruck the entire time.

Click play to listen to the report from AURN White House Correspondent Ebony McMorris. For more news, follow @E_N_McMorris & @aurnonline.

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