John Muhammad Defends Himself Sniper trial defendant John Allen Muhammad is conducting his own defense, despite no previous warning that he would circumvent his lawyers. Muhammad delivers his opening statement Monday, at one point referring to co-defendant Lee Boyd Malvo as his son, and goes on to question a prosecution witness. Hear NPR's Brian Naylor.
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Defendant Muhammad Delivers Opening Statement

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Defendant Muhammad Delivers Opening Statement

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Sniper trial defendant John Allen Muhammad is conducting his own defense, despite no previous warning that he would circumvent his lawyers. Muhammad delivers his opening statement Monday, at one point referring to co-defendant Lee Boyd Malvo as his son, and goes on to question a prosecution witness. Hear NPR's Brian Naylor.