On June 5, 1985, the prosecution and defense made their closing arguments to the jury that would acquit Claus von Bulow of attempting to murder his wife Sunny. She had fallen into a permanent vegetative state after being given an overdose of insulin. Von Bulow, a wealthy socialite, was convicted at his first trial but that verdict was later overturned.
On December 21, 1980, Sunny von Bulow slipped into an irriversible coma. Her husband, Danish gentleman Claus von Bulow was accused of trying to kill her with an insulin injection. She was in the coma for 28 years, and has remained at the center center of one of the most controversial cases of the 20th century.