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Under arrest in his wife's brutal death, Muzzammil Hassan is "almost in shock," his attorney said Wednesday following a court appearance in Orchard Park.

"He's having difficulty coping with this," attorney James Harrington said.

Hassan, 44, appeared briefly in the Orchard Park courtroom Wednesday for the first official proceeding since he was arrested last week and charged with seconddegree murder. His wife, Aasiya, was found beheaded at the office of their business in the Village of Orchard Park.


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