Sweet, Roland 1/1/1997 - 31/12/2018
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1 US NY: Oops . . . SorryThu, 19 Jun 2003
Source:Illinois Times (IL) Author:Sweet, Roland Area:New York Lines:21 Added:06/21/2003

New York City police kicked down the door of an apartment belonging to Alberta Spruill, 57, after tossing a stun grenade inside. They handcuffed the city employee, who then suffered a heart attack and died within an hour Later police explained they thought the apartment belonged to a drug dealer, who turned out to live in a different unit in the same building and had been arrested four days earlier. The woman's death was ruled a homicide.

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2 US VA: Quick ReversalFri, 26 Feb 1999
Source:NewTimes (CA) Author:Sweet, Roland Area:Virginia Lines:24 Added:02/26/1999

When the body of Phillip W. Wine Lewis Jr., 40, was found in a pool of blood at his home in Fredericksburg, Va., investigators concluded from drugs, drug paraphernalia, and other evidence on the scene that he had died of a drug overdose, and the medical examiner decided not to bother with an autopsy. Later, a tip from a jail inmate led authorities to exhume the remains and perform an autopsy. They found four bullet wounds, changed the cause of death to murder, and immediately arrested a suspect.

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