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Marine was trying to defend himself, lawyer says

Master Sgt. Nathaniel Cosby could face life without parole in the death of Ivanice Harris

By William Cole

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 22, 2014

~~<p>A struggle between a Marine and a prostitute armed with a knife ended with the prostitute dead on the floor of a Wai&shy;kiki hotel room, said a defense attorney for Master Sgt. Nathaniel Cosby during the start of Cosby's court-martial at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kane&shy;ohe.</p>
<p>In Monday's opening arguments, defense attorney Lt. Col. Clay A. Plummer said the case is &quot;not going to be about who, it's going to be about why.&quot; He added, &quot;What it's going to come down to is self-defense.&quot;</p>
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A struggle between a Marine and a prostitute armed with a knife ended with the prostitute dead on the floor of a Wai­kiki hotel room, said a defense attorney for Master Sgt. Nathaniel Cosby during the start of Cosby's court-martial at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kane­ohe.

In Monday's opening arguments, defense attorney Lt. Col. Clay A. Plummer said the case is "not going to be about who, it's going to be about why." He added, "What it's going to come down to is self-defense." Login for more...



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