10/30/2012 05:57 pm ET

Drew Peterson Attorney Joel Brodsky Quits Defense Team

A teary-eyed Joel Brodsky denied he had been crying, then repeatedly insisted he was not fired from wife-killer Drew Peterson's defense team.

"I'm doing what's in my client's best interest," Brodsky said of quitting Peterson's case after sticking by the disgraced Bolingbrook cop for nearly five years.

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