Former Memphis police officer pleads guilty to federal charges in Tyre Nichols’ death
By JONATHAN MATTISE and TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press | Friday, November 3, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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FILE - This Jan. 26, 2023, booking photo released by the Shelby County, Tenn., Sheriff's Office shows former Memphis Police Officer Desmond Mills Jr. in Memphis. Mills Jr. is changing his plea from not guilty on federal charges that he violated Tyre Nichols' civil rights by fatally beating him after a traffic stop in January 2023. A change of plea hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 2, for Mills Jr., according to court documents and his lawyer. (Shelby County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
The screen at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans honors Tyre Nichols before an NBA basketball game on Jan. 28 between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Washington Wizards. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton, File)