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The Texas man is standing trial for her murder, and claims that he is sleep walking when he pulled the trigger

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A Texas man charged in the murder of his wife, he should not be convicted because he was sleepwalking when he shot her.

Raymond Lazarine, 67, admitted in a Houston trial that began on Monday, and that he had to kill his wife of 35 years, Deborah, in December of 2013. But his lawyers argue that he was forced to.

Lazarine, called his son at work on the day of the murder, and he told him that he had a dream in which he killed his wife, according to the defense team.

Raymond Lazirine

When Nathan Lazarine when we arrived at the house, and he told me that he and his mother dying on the floor of the living room. She had been shot six times. “Raymond said to his son, and to the police that he felt as if he were in a dream, the officials said. His lawyers said he has a medical condition that is causing him to be sleep walking, so he won’t be able to tell the difference, according to KTRK.

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“Our position is this was a dream, and it was not of its own will,” the lawyer Feroz F. Merchant, told KPRC. “And he’s doing it, we had him evaluated, and, of course, the experts are going to come in and say,’ hey, we’re thinking that he is suffering from a medical condition, it’s mandatory.”

Krysta Johns, 46, is the daughter of Deborah and step-daughter of Raymond, described him as abusive and a heavy drinker. She said Raymond is in control, and had threatened to kill her mother as often as she was no longer afraid of the threat.

John described an incident when she was in high school, and her mother was a cat, and asked Raymond to take a glass of water. When she asked him for another cup of it, John said, “Raymond”, held She to the bottom, and put a gun under her chin.

The defense called four people to the witness, who was detained by Lazarine. She told me all of the episodes in which Lazarine would be sleep-walking, for both day and night.

The defense then brought Gayland Machala to the witness stand. He testified that in the year 2015 and he gave a Lazarine, two sleep study tests. “He’s got a lot of movement in the BRAKES. The BRAKE system, you are not supposed to be able to move on. In the REM, you’re supposed to be so,” said Machala.

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Lazirine’s son testified that his father had been prescribed psychotropic drugs, which he sometimes mixed with alcohol.

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Lazirine went by, and owned an electrical contracting business. He’d been married to his wife for three-and-a-half years old, and have had no serious run-ins with the law during that period of time. He faces life in prison if convicted.

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