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Attorney's prepare for closing arguments in Melton murder trial

By: Maisie Insko Email
By: Maisie Insko Email

Monday morning the prosecution called a psychologist to the stand to combat the defense's claim that Melton's mental issues caused her not to have control of her actions the day of the shooting.

Richard Johnson was Melton's psychologist while she was at the Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center and was chosen by the state to determine Melton's criminal responsibility.

Johnson's conclusion about Melton was the opposite of another psychologist called by the defense last week.

"I do not see her as fitting the criteria of being illegally insane." says Dr. Johnson.

The jury will begin deliberating Tuesday morning once both sides give their closing arguments.


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