A man who strangled his girlfriend got into a heated courtroom exchange with a lawyer, exclaiming “I object” despite being told he was not able to do that.
Adam Margolis’s murder trial in the Supreme Court of Victoria is soon to conclude, after the 41-year-old charged with murdering his girlfriend Mai Vang, 26, gave evidence in his own defence.
He was cross-examined by prosecutor Mark Rochford QC on Monday about his actions on the night of February 24, 2018, when he put Ms Vang in a chokehold for three to four minutes until she stopped breathing.
Mr Margolis argues he should be found not guilty of murder because he was in a PTSD flashback to his abusive adolescence at the time of her death.
He said the intense flashback was triggered…