Man in brain-eating case held in Conn. on $1M bond

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- A Floridian charged with hacking a Connecticut homeless man to death with an ax and eating some body parts has been ordered to remain in custody in lieu of $1 million bond.

The judge also ordered a psychiatric evaluation for 35-year-old Tyree Lincoln Smith.

Smith stood with his hands chained behind his back during his arraignment Wednesday in Bridgeport Superior Court on a murder charge. The Connecticut Post reports (http://bit.ly/xAOpNn) that Smith was returned to Connecticut on Tuesday afternoon after having been arrested last week in Lynn Haven, Fla.

Police say Smith killed a homeless Bridgeport man with an ax and ate one of his eyeballs and part of his brain in December. Angel Gonzalez' body was found in an abandoned home in Bridgeport.

Smith grew up in Ansonia, Conn.


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