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Insanity defense was risky strategy
CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Lee Boyd Malvo's lawyers waged an elaborate insanity defense. They called four mental health experts who said their client didn't know right from wrong. They brought forth witnesses to talk about Malvo's abusive childhood. They showed drawings Malvo made that exalted Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden.
By Stephen Kiehl and Gail Gibson
December 19, 2003