A man on trial in Fargo reportedly killed himself Monday afternoon at a federal courthouse, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.
After his verdict trial at Quentin Burdick Courthouse in downtown Fargo, the man stood up and slit his throat with either a pen or plastic shank, VNL reports.
Law enforcement officers responded to 911 calls around 2 p.m. A witness told WDAY news the man cut his throat after getting “bad news” from a judge.
The man’s identity and the nature of his verdict were not immediately clear.
This is a developing story. Check back for details.