“Would you deny this devoted community servant his id’s primal desires?” Attorney Eric Nelson pleaded with jurors. “Imagine yourself in his shoes: always wanting to slowly suffocating a man to death, never giving in to the bloodthirst. Day in, day out. Well he had had enough, I say. Enough! What if it were you? Would you demand that we send you to rot in a prison cell? I think not. Your Honor, I rest my case.”