Newsday has provided an update on the death of 25 year old Reid Flair, and has noted that drugs were mentioned in the police report filed after his death. The following is an excerpt from the article:
The report lists the “time of incident” as from 1:30 a.m. Friday to 10:35 a.m. Friday. Under the category “incapacity types” for Fliehr, “drugs” is the only word noted. Flair, under his real name, Richard Morgan Fliehr, is listed as the “reporting person.”
According to a department news release Friday, the cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner’s office.
Reid Fliehr had been arrested several times in the past, culminating in a 2009 arrest for heroin possession.
The case was assigned Monday to a homicide detective, who referred all questions about the report to the department’s public information office. Foul play is not suspected.