Man cuts own throat, wrists after found guilty of sex crimes

Robbie Frith

A 57-year-old man found guilty of aggravated sex crimes tried to kill himself in the courtroom by slicing his own throat and wrists Thursday, a St. Martin Parish official said. The 12-person jury that delivered the guilty verdict on five counts of aggravated sex crimes had just left the courtroom when the defendant pulled a razor… Continue reading →

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Universal Pictures photo by D STEVENS -- Chadwick Boseman, left, and Nelsan Ellis share a scene in 'Get On Up.'

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