Practice Area: Criminal defense
Outcome: Defendant found not guilty of murder
Description: Client charged with 1st degree murder. Client and his brother found their mother on her bed in the living room of their apartment with a neighbor standing over her. The mother and neighbor were extremely intoxicated (.36BAC). Mother was naked from the waist down and appeared unconcious. Neighbor wa also naked from the waist down. The two boys forcefully removed the neighbor. Neighbor went to hospital and died. DA offered voluntary manslaughter. Plea was rejected.