Reality overtakes satire once more: a legal joke goes by the board

You’ve heard the joke about the boy on trial for killing his parents using the argument that the judge should be lenient because he was, after all, an orphan?

Well, that’s another joke no longer available to us. Because Joshua Nowtang of the Bronx chopped up his wife and fed her to the trout in a stream behind his house. He’s asking the judge for leniency because, quote, “I miss my wife, and I am going through the same pain and suffering” as her family. Full story: New York Daily News.


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