Student from Chesterfield on house arrest

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A Radford University student is now under house arrest in Chesterfield.

The Roanoke Times reports 24-year-old Erik Czajkowski is charged with second-degree murder.

Police say Czajkowski hit a man in downtown Radford last month. That man died three days later.

Czajkowski's lawyer claims his client was punched first.

Czajkowski is ordered to continue living with his parents in Chesterfield under house arrest, saying he may leave only to go to work or to appointments with pretrial services.

Czajkowski testified that he was honorably discharged after six years in the marines before enrolling at Radford University. He withdrew from Radford after he was charged.

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