NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The lawyer for a Connecticut man charged with murder in the death of his longtime live-in girlfriend says he will pursue an insanity defense for his client.
Prosecutors say McKeever stabbed 46-year-old Delma Murphy multiple times in November 2015, wrapped her body in towels and a blanket, and left her in a bedroom of their New London home. A friend concerned with her welfare went to the home and found the body.
The couple had lived together for more than a decade.
Prosecutors have not said whether they would contest the insanity defense.
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