As the trial of Tony Flint begins, the defense’s opening statement shocks the court. Tony is innocent of murder charges for reasons of self-defense. Texas state law recognizes self-defense as justification for use of brutal force. Terlingua residents react in disbelief and outrage. They believe Glenn wasn’t capable of self defense against the larger Tony. The overwhelming physical evidence and the medical examiner’s autopsy revealing a brutal beating are damning indictments.
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