Siegfried & Roy Shooter May Plead Insanity

 

Cole Ford Formally Charged

Clark County Public Defender says Cole Ford may seek insanity defense in Siegfried & Roy shooting.  Police arrested Mr. Ford, a former NFL Place Kicker, for firing five shotgun blasts at the duo?s Las Vegas home.  

 

Mr. Ford played three years in the NFL, going from Hero to Goat when he missed crucial season-ending kicks.  Mr. Ford has lived in and around Las Vegas most recently but until this week, authorities were unable to locate the drifter.

 

The Public Defender told reporters ?it?s clear Mr. Ford?s mental state is an issue.?  

 

Fortunately, no one was hurt in the shooting, but police say shotgun pellets broke windows and left a hole in the wall at the home of the award-winning magicians.

 

Mr. Ford could face up to 27 years in prison if convicted of all charges.  He remained in custody at the Clark County jail following his arrest Tuesday at a copy store near the Las Vegas Strip. 

 

You can read more about this story in the Mercury News here.

 

Cole Ford Formally Charged

Clark County Public Defender says Cole Ford may seek insanity defense in Siegfried & Roy shooting.  Police arrested Mr. Ford, a former NFL Place Kicker, for firing five shotgun blasts at the duo?s Las Vegas home.  

 

Mr. Ford played three years in the NFL, going from Hero to Goat when he missed crucial season-ending kicks.  Mr. Ford has lived in and around Las Vegas most recently but until this week, authorities were unable to locate the drifter.

 

The Public Defender told reporters ?it?s clear Mr. Ford?s mental state is an issue.?  

 

Fortunately, no one was hurt in the shooting, but police say shotgun pellets broke windows and left a hole in the wall at the home of the award-winning magicians.

 

Mr. Ford could face up to 27 years in prison if convicted of all charges.  He remained in custody at the Clark County jail following his arrest Tuesday at a copy store near the Las Vegas Strip. 

 

You can read more about this story in the Mercury News here.

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