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.

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