Iowa Man Convicted of Murder, but Not Before Pouring Water on Lawyer

Published 11/21 2012 10:44AM

Updated 11/21 2012 10:49AM

His defense is all washed up.

Just moments before jurors were being excused from the courtroom for deliberations in a first-degree murder trial, Jerome Power took a Styrofoam cup filled with water and casually poured it onto his attorney.

Power, 50, who was later found guilty of murder, soaked attorney Steve Addington, reported.

"It should have been a mistrial," Power reportedly said after pouring the water. "You sold me out." reported that deputies quickly responded.

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