Eastern Carolina community holding prayer vigil for Tyre Nichols’s death

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – A prayer vigil and meeting is happening at an Eastern Carolina church for the family of Tyre Nichols.

On Monday at 11:45 a.m., the Interfaith Clergy Standing for the Community and Pitt County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) are hosting a meeting to address the beating and death of Tyre Nichols.

They have invited Greenville Police Chief Ted Sauls to the meeting at New Dimensions Church in Greenville.

A prayer vigil for Nichols’s family will follow the January 30 meeting. Pastor Rodney Coles says they will be praying for peace and justice.

New Dimensions Community Church is located at 1700 W. 6th Street in Greenville.