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The 29-year-old's official cause of death was ruled a homicide, according to the report released Thursday by the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center.
Nearly 20 hours of new footage and audio, along with accompanying documents, will be released to the public on Wednesday afternoon, officials say.
They were arraigned on charges of murder, assault and other felonies. Tyre Nichols died three days after officers beat him following a Jan. 7 traffic stop.
Two sheriff's deputies who have been suspended for five days failed to keep their body cameras activated after they went to the location where Nichols had been beaten by Memphis police, officials say.
The Memphis officer stood over Tyre Nichols and took photographs, which he sent to other officers and a female acquaintance, according to documents released by the Tennessee's police standards panel.
Preston Hemphill had been suspended as he was investigated for his role in the Jan. 7 arrest of Nichols, who died in a hospital three days later. Five Memphis officers have already been fired.
Nichols, 29, was pulled over on Jan. 7 for what police said was reckless driving. After trying to flee on foot, Nichols was severely beaten by police. He died in a hospital days later.
Monday on Political Rewind: Protestors gathered peacefully over the weekend after the release of four videos showing the brutal death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of Memphis police officers. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp and Mayor Andre Dickens coordinate to stem violent protest in Atlanta.
The city's police department has disbanded the so-called SCORPION unit whose officers beat Nichols. Democratic lawmakers in Tennessee say they'll introduce new criminal justice legislation.
Body cam footage of the brutal arrest in Memphis of the Black man has sparked protests in several cities. The five ex-officers involved face a litany of charges, including second-degree murder.
In the videos released by the city, officers are shown aggressively dragging Nichols from his car. Later, they are seen beating and kicking Nichols as he lies on the ground.
In Memphis, where Nichols died, protesters shut down a major highway and chanted "justice for Tyre" before later disbanding. Demonstrations across the U.S. were largely peaceful.
As Memphis braces for video footage and protests, pastor and police reform advocate Earle Fisher says he's "seen far too much Black death as a spectacle." He shares his concerns and hopes in the case.
The five former officers each face a litany of charges, including second degree murder, aggravated assault, aggravated kidnapping, official misconduct and official oppression.