Rapist: Cops Coerced Confession With Lettuce Diet


(User Submitted) – A 275-pound confessed serial rapist claims Tennessee police coerced said confession by feeding him only lettuce while he was jailed last fall—then tempting him with a bag of chips and a cold drink in exchange for information. The corpulent Bruce Tuck also alleges that police neglected to read him his Miranda rights and that he was provided with an incompetent legal defense, and questions his own mental competency in a recently filed petition seeking to overturn his conviction, reports the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Police maintain that the evidence against Tuck is overwhelming, and includes DNA. Tuck was arrested at his parent's Tennessee home in September and pleaded guilty to three highly publicized rapes, all of which involved a hefty man wearing a ninja-style mask and carrying a gun, in December. He was handed a 60-year sentence. Read the full article.

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