The wages of sin is death. 

Daily Mail – A man took his own life shortly after he was convicted of killing his wife in court on Friday.

Mark Ward Faville, of Christiansburg, Virginia, was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the death of his wife Anne, who died in 2000 after being suffocated in a homicidal manner.

Faville had reported at the time she had choked on a piece of chicken, something that was supported by an initial autopsy.

After the verdict was, read, Faville was taken away, and it was then he took his own life in the courthouse. 

The Roanoke Times reports that a sheriff’s deputy who was taking the man to a holding room could be heard screaming ‘drop it, drop it,’ and that the court was soon put on lockdown until 5pm.

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