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Man Charged With Slaying of Food Delivery Driver, Rape to Claim Insanity Defense

Brian Brito was charged with killing a food delivery driver and raping a convenience store worker

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    Murder Victim Remembered at Lynn Memorial

    Family and friends of murder victim Sina Zangiband turned out Wednesday at a makeshift memorial at the site in Lynn where he was shot and killed Monday night.

    (Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017)

    The New Hampshire man charged with killing a food delivery driver in Massachusetts, raping a convenience store worker, and shooting two other women in 2017 will use an insanity defense at trial.

    The Salem News reports that the lawyer for 23-year-old Brian Brito, of Manchester, New Hampshire, filed a formal notice on Wednesday, saying his client has a lack of criminal responsibility.

    Brito is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 24-year-old Mohammedreza Sina Zangiband, during what police say started as road rage in Lynn in March 2017. Zangiband was delivering food for a restaurant at the time.

    Authorities say that later the same he day he sexually assaulted the store worker in North Andover.

    Man Charged With Murder in Delivery Driver's Shooting Death

    [NECN] Man Charged With Murder in Delivery Driver's Shooting Death

    Brian Brito, a 21-year-old New Hampshire resident, already facing charges of rape and robbery after an incident at a convenience store, has now been charged with the murder of 24-year-old Sina Zangiband.

    (Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017)

    Brito pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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