‘Deeply saddened and disgusted,’ police chiefs in Colorado respond to the death of Tyre Nichols

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Published: Jan. 27, 2023 at 5:39 PM MST|Updated: Jan. 27, 2023 at 6:36 PM MST
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(KKTV) - Pueblo’s police chief shared a message on Friday hours before the release of video footage tied to the arrest of Tyre Nichols.

Less than one hour after the video was released, the police chief for Colorado Springs also shared a message.

Nichols died three days after a violent traffic stop in Memphis, Tennessee. The traffic stop was conducted on the night of Jan. 7, 2023. Five former officers were charged with second-degree murder for the incident. Click here for more on the video that was released Friday night.

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis also released a statement that can be read at the bottom of this article.

The following was posted to the Pueblo Police Department’s Twitter account Friday morning: