Defendant slashes throat during murder trial

Man falls from wheelchair during proceedings

By Tony Ullrich
Nebraska State Police via CNN

Aubrey Trail slashed his own throat in the middle of his murder trail at the Saline County Courthouse in Nebraska.

Murder defendant Aubrey Trail slashed his own throat in the middle of his trail at the Saline County Courthouse, a KMTV reporter said.

Trail shouted "Bailey is innocent and I curse you all!" before he slashed his neck and fell from a wheelchair during court proceedings.

Trail was likely referencing 25-year-old Bailey Boswell, who's also been charged with first-degree murder in the death and dismemberment of 24-year-old Sydney Loofe.

Boswell is awaiting trial.

Trail swiped what may have been a pen across his neck. Deputies and others rushed to help Trail as he lay on the courtroom floor in Wilber.

Medics wheeled him out of the courthouse on a gurney and loaded him into an ambulance to give him more medical aid.

It's unclear what Trails' injuries are and when the trial might resume.

Prosecutors said Loofe's death was a planned abduction and killing. Trail's attorney said Loofe's killing was an accident that occurred as she, Trail and Boswell played out a consensual sex fantasy.

 

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