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Can a subject be too drunk to confess?


December 09, 2011
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Can a subject be too drunk to confess?

Accused murderer Donovan King says rights were violated because he was drunk and high on marijuana when he was interviewed by police hours after the murder of 40-year-old Kevin Lossiah

By Elizabeth Piazza
Farmington Daily Times

FARMINGTON, NM — One of the two men accused of clubbing a Farmington man to death during a May 29 incident said on Thursday he was too drunk to knowingly sign away his right to remain silent during a police interview.

Donovan King, 22, faces a first-degree felony open count of murder for his alleged role in the murder of Kevin Lossiah. King's friend, 23-year-old Justin Mark, also is charged.

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