Man uses ‘too drunk’ defense after allegedly putting cop in coma

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QUEENS (PIX11) – The man accused of beating an off-duty cop in Queens was arraigned Monday morning on attempted murder charges.

Hayden Holder, 29, showed up in court and gave his version of the ‘Twinkie defense’: he was too drunk to remember the savage beating.

Investigators say Holder, of Jamaica, and Sgt. Mohammed Deen reportedly argued earlier at a local nightclub.

Holder caught up with Deen later, and that’s when — authorities say — he punched and kicked him, through him to the ground and repeatedly bashed his head on the sidewalk.

Deen is in a medically-induced coma.

Holder, who already has a rap sheet for criminal possession of stolen property, marijuana possession and graffiti, faces up to 25 years in prison.