Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
John Wesley Defatte Sr.

High risk witnesses approved to appear in domestic abuse trial

Email

"A security nightmare" is how authorities are reacting to a judge's ruling last week to bring back a convicted murder and a man convicted of numerous assaults to testify at the trial of a Lake George man charged in a domestic assault case.

On Nov. 15, Judge Robert Tiffany granted a defense motion in the case against John Wesley Defatte Sr., 70, who is charged in the near-killing of his former wife during a domestic dispute in June 2009.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
ssmit

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

(218) 732-3364
Advertisement
Advertisement