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When a person's life costs as much as fourteen boxes of toothpaste, one must wonder about the world. For Anthony Kyser, a 35-year old homeless man, caught shoplifting toothpaste at a CVS in Little Village, according to a court ruling, his deadly strangulation by CVS manager, Pedro Villanova was accidental. The surveillance videos of the incident as well as the interrogation videos have been released and posted by DNA Info. The 2010 death was ruled a homicide by Cook County Medical and has been settled, but U.S. Representative Bobby Rush called yesterday for a special investigation. Last year, the shoplifter's parents filed a lawsuit claiming that CVS is liable for the death which is still pending.
· CVS Worker Who Choked Shoplifter 'Didn't Want to Hurt' Man [DNA Info]
· Anthony Kyser, CVS Shoplifter Choked To Death By Employee [Huff Po]