Claims of self-defense in Goose Creek slaying

Details have emerged about last week's killing of James Moricoli. Apparently, he had been recently released from jail and returned to live with his mother and 38-year-old brother, Aaron Moricoli. -- Aaron is accused of mortally wounding his brother by hitting him in the head with a cast-iron frying pan.

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The slaying is being painted by the family and friends as a near self-defense case, where Aaron and the mother had to sleep behind locked doors out of fear of James's rage episodes.

Head over to The Post and Courier for the story, and read our past coverage.

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