Highland Park Parade Shooting Suspect Requests Public Defender After Initially Wanting to Represent Himself

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. – In a surprising turn of events, the alleged Highland Park parade shooter, Robert Crimo III, has changed his mind about representing himself in court. Last month, Crimo expressed his desire to represent himself in court despite having no prior trial experience. However, during a hearing on Friday, he decided that he now wants a public defender to represent him in his case. Crimo faces 21 counts of murder and nearly 100 …

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