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The case of 62-year-old Ohioan Nick Christie is nothing short of disturbing and a quite telling example of the injustices that are now all too rampant of our so-called justice system.
Over two and a half years ago, Nick Christie was on a vacation with his wife Joyce in Lee County, Florida. According to his wife, Nick Christie was reportedly displaying signs of depression and erratic behavior, so she called authorities and asked for him to be taken to a hospital where he could receive his medication.
For some reason which is not made clear in an article by My FOX Tampa Bay, the police arrested Christie for disorderly intoxication instead of taking him to a hospital as she requested.
This is where it begins to get really ugly. According to her lawsuit, Christie was pepper sprayed over a 48-hour period, even while tied up in a restraint chair.
He was forced to a wear a so-called spit hood and for no clear reason was stripped naked while his entire exposed body was subjected to the chemical irritant in ludicrous doses.
The Christie family’s Cleveland, Ohio-based attorney Nick DiCello explains what see in the unsettling photograph of Christie before he was murdered by My FOX Tampa Bay, “This photo is a picture of a man who is strapped to a chair naked inside a jail for hours with a hood over his face.
“That evokes thoughts of being tortured,” he added.
I find this to be a bit of an understatement, as the treatment Christie received is, at least to me, quite clearly torture. Continue Reading