Sunday, July 19, 2009

Girard man's death homicide

Tribune Chronicle

The death of a 62-year-old Girard man, who died in March after a stay in Lee County Jail in Florida, is a homicide the county's medical examiner ruled.

A restraint and pepper spraying by officers were factors in his death, the medical examiner reported, according to published reports.

Nicholas Christie, 62, of Girard, was arrested March 25. he was charged with disorderly intoxication and booked two days later on a trespassing charge.

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