Citing conflict of interest, man wants new attorney

COLUMBIA CITY — A suspect in the case of an exploding methamphetamine lab that killed a woman last December has rejected his public defender because of what he feels is a conflict of interest.Joshua B. Angus, 25, asked for a new attorney in Whitley County Circuit Court Monday morning after his public defender told the court a witness in the case was a client of his.——To read the rest of this story, please order an e-subscription, found under the e-edition subscription link, or call The Post & Mail at 244-5153, ext. 207 and ask for a subscription.