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Two More Tennessee Deputies Fired After Beating Death of Tyre Nichols

On Friday, bodycam and surveillance footage was released showing the beating of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols at the hands of five Memphis Police Department officers, some of whom were part of a special division of the Organized Crime Unit called the Scorpion unit. The group is now inactive at the order of the mayor, while the Shelby County sheriff has suspended the other two officers who arrived on the scene of Nichols’ beating. 

Local news reports that Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said the Scorpion Unit “h …

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