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‘What did I do?’ – Motorist Tyre Nichols died after police beat him ‘like a human pinata’

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Tyre Nichols (29) died in hospital three days after a confrontation during a traffic stop in the US city of Memphis, Tennessee, on January 7

Tyre Nichols (29) died in hospital three days after a confrontation during a traffic stop in the US city of Memphis, Tennessee, on January 7

Tyre Nichols (29) died in hospital three days after a confrontation during a traffic stop in the US city of Memphis, Tennessee, on January 7

A black motorist who died after being beaten by police in Memphis, Tennessee, pleaded with officers, asking: “What did I do?” his family claimed.

Tyre Nichols (29) was said to have been hit for three minutes like a “human pinata” – a decorated figure of an animal containing toys and sweets broken open with sticks by children as part of a Latin American celebration.

Telegraph Media Group Limited [2023]


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