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Mark Becker's defense released

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BUTLER COUNTY (KWWL) -- According to his attorney, Mark Becker intends to plead insanity to charges of first degree murder.  The "Notice of Defenses" filed Monday in Butler county court states Mr. Becker "intends to rely on the defenses of insanity and/or diminished responsibility." 

Mark Becker is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Applington-Parkersburg head football coach Ed Thomas.  Thomas was shot in the school's temporary weight room on June 24th.

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