08 Jan '12, 4pm

Time to play OHIO OR FLORIDA. SPOILER: It's a little of both! #ohioman #floridapepperspraytorturedeath

Time to play OHIO OR FLORIDA. SPOILER: It's a little of both! #ohioman #floridapepperspraytorturedeath

It has been two and half years since 62-year old Nick Christie was tortured and pepper-sprayed to death by police at the Lee County Jail. Although the medical examiner ruled his death a homicide, the law enforcement officers who kept him strapped naked to a chair and then pepper sprayed him until he died have not been charged in his death. On January 20, 2010, the Injury Board’s National News Desk reported that Nick Christie’s wife, Joyce Christie, and her son, were planning to file a federal lawsuit because the police violated her husband’s constitutional rights. The article describes what allegedly happened when Christie was arrested for trespassing: Christie, 62, was arrested last March after traveling from Ohio to Fort Myers while suffering, what his widow describes as a mental breakdown. Arrested twice for disorderly conduct and trespassing, Nick Christie was pepper s...

Full article: https://www.care2.com/causes/florida-man-tortured-and-pep...

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