Payton Jack Pruitt

Lawyers Push for Release of Alabama Teen Accused of Aiding Terrorist

Lawyers of an Alabama teenager accused of assisting a terrorist act want a $1 million bond reduced for the release of their client. Al.com report that court documents state lawyers for 19-year-old Payton Jack Pruitt entered a plea of not guilty by reason of mental defect. Pruitt’s lawyers are arguing their client was not capable of understanding his actions, saying…