The lawyer for Lillo Brancato Jr. says his client is "scared to death" about that verdict a jury will bring him. Brancato is facing murder charges in the 2005 killing of an off-duty police officer, who stopped Brancato and another man from breaking into a Bronx home. Though he didn't fire the gun, the former actor can be found guilty of murder if the jury believes he intended to rob the house. Defense lawyer Joseph Tacopina tried to emphasize during closing arguments that Brancato was just trying to rouse the homeowner, a friend (who had actually been dead for months), while the prosecution pointed out that Brancato's blood was found on a latex glove, indicating he was trying to break in.
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