Even a barricaded suspect has the right to remain silent during a standoff, but police have no obligation to tell him that while trying to coax him out, an appeals court ruled this week.

The decision from the 4th District Court of Appeal springs from a 2007 Broward case involving Erin Atac, who was holed up in his Lighthouse Point apartment as Broward Sheriff's deputies were about to arrest him in connection with the slaying of his father, Ustun Atac.

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