Warsaw man who killed roommate pleads not guilty by reason of insanity

WARSAW, Ind. — A Warsaw man who is accused of strangling his roommate is pleading not guilty by reason of insanity.

Police say 54-year-old Robert Hurley killed Lionel King on March 3 by strangling him with a cord.

Hurley told a judge in court that he takes different medications for mental health issues.

If convicted he could face up to 65 years behind bars.

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