Craig Burdine was murdered.
That's the claim of his father, whose attorney hired the former New York City chief medical examiner to examine the 37-year-old's toxicology and final autopsy report.
The Oak Harbor man has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Sandusky County coroner, who ruled that the man died during a "drug-induced excited delirium." The father claims law enforcement improperly cared for his son, who was shocked three times with a Taser weapon while in law enforcement custody.
"I want to give Craig's side of the story," Jess Burdine said. "Somebody did this to him. I have trouble sleeping at night because I mulled this over at night. He didn't die from this. They killed him."
Read more in Saturday's Register.