Report: Man drinks bleach in Florida courtroom after jury finds him guilty

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man found guilty of armed robbery by a Florida jury drank a cup of bleach after the verdict was read, WPLG-TV reported.

The family of Jermaine Bell, who has been in custody for more than three years fighting the charges against him, says he drank a cup of bleach. It’s not known how Bell obtained the bleach.

WPLG-TV reported that Bell became so sick that he was removed from the courtroom on a stretcher and taken to a hospital. He’s expected to survive, the report stated.

Bell’s family wants answers after fearing they would lose him, WPLG-TV reported.

anotherpredditor on November 23rd, 2022 at 17:10 UTC »

Did they play some Dead Milkmen while he was doing it?

FIRSTFREED0CELL on November 23rd, 2022 at 15:25 UTC »

Armed robbery of an engine plating company. Doesn't sound like they would be a place with a lot of cash.

eDreadz on November 23rd, 2022 at 15:07 UTC »

How do you smuggle a jug of bleach into a courtroom and have it readily available to drink after a guilty verdict?