Albuquerque Lawsuit Blames Murders On Grand Theft Auto Game

Video Game Law Blog

September 26, 2006

Cody Posey was convicted in February, 2006 of murdering his family. In a wrongful death suit filed September 25, 2006 and seeking an unspecified amount of damages, the victims' relatives named Posey as a defendant, along with Sony Entertainment, Take-Two Interactive Software and Rockstar Games. Referring to Grand Theft Auto as a 'murder-simulation device"?, the suit alleges that Posey killed his family as a result of playing the game.

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