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Son was victim, not dad's killer, his lawyers say

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      George Nellessen


The 22-year-old who authorities claim murdered his father in their arlington heights home nearly three years ago is not a killer, but an intended victim, his lawyers say. attorneys for matthew nellessen outlined their defense wednesday during opening statements in his trial on charges including first-degree murder in the april 2011 death of his widowed father, george nellessen.

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