Son Found Not Guilty in Father's Death

1 decade 3 years 5 months ago Friday, January 12 2007 Jan 12, 2007 Friday, January 12, 2007 4:16:47 PM CST January 12, 2007 in News
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CLAYTON (AP) - A north St. Louis County man accused of brutally attacking and killing his father is found not guilty by reason of insanity. Khoi Le was charged in October of 2004 with using a baseball bat to kill his 55 year-old father, Thanh Le. The attack happened while the older man slept at the family home in St. Ann. The 26 year-old suspect appeared this morning in St. Louis County Court. Judge Emmett O'Brien decided to acquit the defendant due to mental illness. Le was committed to the state Department of Mental Health for an indefinite period.

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