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A look back at Tyre Nichols' beating case one month later

The 29-year-old died just three days following the brutal attack on Jan. 7, 2023.

ABC24 Staff (ABC), Donesha Aldridge

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Published: 1:44 PM CST February 7, 2023
Updated: 1:45 PM CST February 7, 2023

Jan. 7, 2023.

That will be a day RowVaughn and Rodney Wells will never forget. Just blocks away from their home, their son, Tyre Nichols, was brutally beaten during a traffic stop in Memphis.

His life ended a few days later. The nation soon learned his name; Nichols' case catapulted into the spotlight, highlighting use of force and police accountability concerns that plague many law enforcement agencies. 

And now - exactly one month since then - the Wells are expected to attend President Joe Biden's State of The Union address in Washington D.C. Tuesday.

Here's a look back at the events that led up to their son's death, and the aftermath.

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