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August 11, 2005

There Appears to be No "Video Game" Defense to Murder

A man was found guilty of murder in Alabama even though he used a "video game" defense to try to explain why he killed three police officers.  His attorneys claimed that it was his exposure to the game Grand Theft Auto that, among other things, that caused his actions.  This game allows players to kill police officers and steal automobiles.  Read the article at Wired News.

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