Attorney says Tyre Nichols’ cause of death was blunt force trauma

Published: May. 3, 2023 at 4:41 PM CDT|Updated: May. 3, 2023 at 5:28 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - National Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump and the legal team representing Tyre Nichols’ family has released a statement on the most recent autopsy results.

The attorney says that the autopsy report has revealed Nichols died of blunt force trauma and his manner of death was homicide.

The statement from Crump and the legal team reads as follows:

Attorney Ben Crump was briefed on the autopsy results on Wednesday, May 3, by the Shelby County District Attorney Steve Mulroy.

The autopsy results have not yet been made public.

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