Michael Marin, "Burning Man," Had Some Sort of "Medical Emergency" After Verdict Read
We're not at the Maricopa County Superior Court, but a court spokesman tells New Times that "Burning Man" Michael Marin collapsed after his guilty verdict was announced.
The Arizona Republic's Michael Kiefer was in the courtroom, and is saying Marin had a seizure after the verdict was read -- as Marin was found guilty of burning down his Biltmore Estates mansion in July 2009 -- and collapsed shortly after that.
A court spokesman says Marin's been transported to a hospital, and Judge Bruce Cohen ruled that "footage of [Marin's] medical treatment" cannot be aired.
A grainy photo does exist, though.
We're told that CPR was being performed on Marin before being transferred to the hospital, so we'll have to wait to see how that ends up.
In the meantime, here's Kiefer's "tweet" summary:
Michael Marin found guilty of arson for trying to burn down his mansion in the Biltmore neighborhood of Phoenix in 2009.— Michael Kiefer (@michaelbkiefer) June 28, 2012
Michael Marin having a seizure after verdict read— Michael Kiefer (@michaelbkiefer) June 28, 2012
Marin collapsed on courtroom floor. Attorneys tending while awaiting paramedics.— Michael Kiefer (@michaelbkiefer) June 28, 2012
Michael Marin still unconscious. Collapsed after arson guilty verdict in Maricopa County Superior Court.— Michael Kiefer (@michaelbkiefer) June 28, 2012
Paramedics doing chest compressions on Michael Marin as courtroom is cleared. Marin collapsed moments after being found guilty of arson.— Michael Kiefer (@michaelbkiefer) June 28, 2012
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