Court overturns conviction of man who said he was Sasquatch
August 4, 2017
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An appeals court overturned the conviction of an Oregon man with bipolar disorder who attacked a hunter while claiming to be a Sasquatch.
A statement Linus Norgren made to a deputy that he "was a Sasquatch and was from a family of Sasquatches" showed he was having a mental break from reality, the Oregon Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
He didn't knowingly and intelligently waive his Miranda rights, and incriminating statements made during the interview should not have been allowed at his March 2015 trial, the court said.
Washington County deputies arrested Norgren i...