Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Boys and Their Toys--Kill a Man With Pepper Spray, That'll Be a Lawsuit
The Lee County, Florida Sheriff's Office took 62 year old, Nicholas Christie, a mentally ill Ohio man into cusotdy and pepper-sprayed him to death.
The Lee County Sheriff deputies and jailers pepper-sprayed Mr. Christie 10 times in 42 hours. Christie who also suffered from heart disease,naturally, had a heart attack and died. The Lee County coroner called the death a homicide, according to a report at NapleNews.com.
A lawsuit is being filed, following a "pre-suit" investigation as required under Florida law.