Tyre Nichols Beating Video Trends Online

Netizens have been searching for the bodycam and surveillance footage of the beating of Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man who died in Memphis after being pulled over for alleged reckless driving. 

Tyre was hospitalized after his arrest on January 7th and died three days later from the injuries sustained during the arrest, according to police. 

Five officers from the Memphis Police Department, who are also Black, were fired and face criminal charges for their actions.

The incident has become a trending topic on Google and Twitter, with people searching for the bodycam footage to shed light on the events leading up to Tyre's death. 

Trending searches on Twitter on Jan. 28, 2023. Source: Twitter

The footage, which was released in four installments, has been reviewed by the BBC and depicts graphic violence, including multiple instances of excessive force, such as pepper spray, kicks, and punches.

The use of excessive force by the police officers has caused outrage among the public, who are calling for justice for Tyre and his family.

Trending searches online on Jan. 28, 2023, according to Google Trends.

This incident shines a spotlight once again on the issue of police brutality and the use of excessive force by law enforcement officers.

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