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

His defense is all washed up.
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, KCRG.com reported.

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

KCRG.com reported that deputies quickly responded.

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