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TRULY ‘90S DEFENSE: DRUG-DEALING ALIENS FORCED MAN TO KILL

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Acknowledging that it sounds "truly bizarre," a man on trial in the killing of two women said cocaine-pushing space aliens took control of his body and forced him to murder to prove that aliens existed.

The aliens told him that their mission required that he be convicted and sentenced to die but that he would survive a lethal injection, Robert Joe Moody testified Wednesday.Prosecutor David White told jurors during closing arguments Wednesday that it's a much simpler story: Moody is a desperate cocaine addict who killed and robbed the women for the money.

Moody, a former financial planner and real estate agent, is charged with two counts of murder in the November 1993 deaths of Michelle Malone and Patricia Magda. Malone was shot four times and Magda's throat was slit.

Although Moody was declared mentally competent to stand trial and is defending himself, the judge instructed jurors that they could find him insane. He is not claiming insanity.