Police: 3 men surrender in death of best man in Stamford

Three men turned themselves in to Stamford police today in connection with the death of a best man following a local wedding.According to authorities, 25-year-old

STAMFORD - Three men turned themselves in to Stamford police today in connection with the death of a best man following a local wedding.

According to authorities, 25-year-old Nick Poti died of a drug overdose following his brother's wedding at the Stamford Plaza Hotel. They say three of his friends are now facing charges.

Investigators say one friend has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, while the other two were charged with possession of narcotics.

Police say all three suspects, from Linfield, Mass., are scheduled to appear in court Feb. 8.

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