Cop Killer Files Death Row Appeal, Says GTA Made Him Do It

The Court of Criminal Appeals today will hear the appeal of Devin Moore, who claimed video games and childhood abuse led him to kill two Fayette police officers and a dispatcher.

Moore, now 22, claimed the video game "Grand Theft Auto" and childhood abuse influenced his decision-making. His theory was rejected and the video game defense was disallowed during trial. He was convicted on Aug. 9, 2005, and later sentenced to death.

At the time he was arrested, Moore is reported to have told police, "Life is a video game. Everybody has to die sometime."

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Azures3738d ago (Edited 3738d ago )

i wish i was a judge. give him extra time for being a smartass.

gta's main storyline is to become a crime lord of some kind, i don't see this kid trying to be the next tony montana.

USMChardcharger3738d ago

Next headline...Cop Killer's lawyer is Jack Thompson

sovietsoldier3738d ago

dam..nappy..headed..cop killer!

progx3738d ago

F*CK that ghetto trash, he'll burn in hell.

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