Lawyer Says Florida Man Is Too Fat to Kill in New Jersey Murder Case

An attorney for a Florida man accused of killing his former son-in-law is employing an unusual defense: obesity. Edward Ates, who weighed nearly 300 pounds, drove from his Florida home to New Jersey where he allegedly shot and killed Paul Duncsak, 40, in 2006, prosecutors said. But defense attorney Walter Lesnevich told the court Thursday that Ates is not physically capable of pulling off the crime, citing the long drive and the stairs he would have had to climb and descend during the...Full Story
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