WaPo: A man detailed his escape from a burning house. His pacemaker told police a different story. by Cleve R. Wootson Jr.:
It was the first time that officers in Middletown, Ohio, had used a pacemaker to corroborate details of a story, Spaulding said.
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After investigators were granted a search warrant, a technician collected data from Compton’s heart during a noninvasive procedure. “All he had to give us was his time,” Spaulding said.
Now, Compton is charged with aggravated arson and insurance fraud in the Sept. 19 fire. A grand jury indicted him last month after a doctor testified that he couldn’t have done the things he claimed during the fire.