The Law: Legal Briefs

> His brother was permanently paralyzed from the neck down in a motorcycle accident, and Lester Zygmaniak, 23, had reached an agonizing decision. "I am here today to end your pain, George. Is that all right with you?" Lester asked. George nodded yes from his hospital bed, and Lester pulled a sawed-off shotgun from under his coat. "The next thing I knew I had shot him," Lester told jurors in Freehold, N.J. as they considered murder charges against him. Last week, after 2½ hours of deliberation, they found Lester not guilty by reason of temporary insanity. They also found...

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