Kevin King in court, lawyer claims evidence doesn't support murder charge
Photo: Kevin King
FORT EDWARD, N.Y. -- The
lawyer for Kevin King, a man accused of killing his own son, says there isn't
enough evidence to support the murder count.
On August 11th, 2013, authorities say King's infant son, Brett, was
brought to the Glens Falls hospital with severe head injuries and
internal injuries. State police say King admitted that he was
responsible. King allegedly told them he became frustrated when the baby
wouldn't stop crying which lead him to pick the baby up, squeeze him
and throw him to the ground.
His lawyer is trying to
pursue the defense that King's actions were the result of quote "extreme
emotional disturbance" that resulted from the baby's crying.
King faces 25 years to
life if found guilty, and is currently being held in the Washington County Jail
without bail. He pleaded not guilty
to Murder, Manslaughter, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child charges
in November. However, authorities say King admitted that he was