“I’m Too Fat to Kill”
A man accused of killing his former son-in-law claims he was just too fat to have pulled off the murder. He was fat enough to sit on his ass googling “how to commit a murder” before the shooting, though. Watch the report here.
“I Had a Sudden Fit of Gay Panic”
This defense was used to acquit an Illinois man who stabbed his neighbor 61 times. Read more here.
“I’ve Been Playing Too Much Grand Theft Auto”
Read more here.
“Someone Dropped PCP On My Head!”
“I Can’t Help It, I’m Antisocial”
Asperger’s Syndrome used as murder defense. Read more here.
“I’m Too Intelligent”
A computer genius was just too consumed in his own code to realize what he was doing. Read more here.
“I’m a Necrophiliac”
Man claims that he had sex with a dead girl lying in a pool of blood because he was a necrophiliac, but didn’t actually commit the murder. Read more here
“I Thought My Girlfriend Was a Vampire”
He got off using this excuse, too. Read more here.
“He Told Me I Looked Like Lance Bass”
A man killed another man in self-defense after being threatened and teased about his resemblance to pop star Lance Bass. Read more here.
“I Was Sleepwalking”
There are 7 instances when sleepwalking was used as a defense. Read more here.
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