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Milton coach cites illness in assault case

Lawyer says drug affected coach

QUINCY — The Milton High School coach accused of indecent assault in kissing a 16-year-old member of his track team suffers from Parkinson’s disease and is receiving a drug that has increased his libido while decreasing impulse control, his defense attorney argued Monday.

“I’m going to suggest that we intend to pose a medical defense in this particular case to the allegations that have been brought,” defense attorney Thomas Lawton told Judge Mark Coven.

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