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Friday, November 25, 2011

N.J. man acquitted in murder-by-arson case from 1978

A New Jersey man has been acquitted of a shocking crime: Lee Anthony Evans was accused of trapping five teenagers in a house and then setting the place on fire in 1978. Prosecutors claimed it was revenge for the boys stealing some of Evans' marijuana.

Amazingly enough, Evans served as his own lawyer, the Star-Ledge reports.

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