Purdue Shooter's Attorney Exploring Insanity Defense

Published 05/15 2014 10:46PM

Updated 05/15 2014 10:47PM

Cody Cousins (Tippecanoe Co. Jail)
Cody Cousins (Tippecanoe Co. Jail)
The accused killer of a Purdue University student says he has schizophrenia. And now, his attorney says they will explore using the insanity defense at trial.

Cody Cousins will take a mental health assessment with two court appointed psychiatrists or psychologists. This opens the door for the insanity defense.

Cousins' attorney also wants the trial moved to a different county. That trial is still set for October.

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