State of Texas vs. Markell Lazenby

Louis Murat Newman IV

Case Conclusion Date:February 21, 2011

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:Not Guilty

Description:Assault by Choking-Family Violence case where Mr. Lazenby was charged with placing his 19-year-old daughter in a choke hold. Testimony during trial showed that the Complainant had initiated the confrontation by throwing a bottle of beer at her father and he was merely trying to restrain her. The jury acquitted on grounds of self-defense.