Posted: Aug 5, 2010 9:09 PM by Alison Haynes
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Former NFL running back Warrick Dunn
says the man convicted of killing his mother knew his football
statistics and what several of his brothers and sisters had done in
college when they met in 2007.
The Advocate reports that he testified Wednesday at a hearing
for Kevan Brumfield, whose attorneys say U.S. District Judge James
J. Brady should overturn his death sentence on grounds of mental
Dunn said he spent 90 minutes with Brumfield and his attorney in
October 2007 - about 12 years after Brumfield's conviction for
ambushing and shooting Baton Rouge police Cpl. Betty Smothers in
Dunn told defense attorney Nick Trenticosta that he has no
training or experience in diagnosing mental retardation.
He told prosecutor Prem Burns that Brumfield expressed himself