A convicted rapist tried to KILL HIMSELF in open court yesterday - by slitting his own throat.
Jeffrey Scott Jones, 56, a former California teacher, slit his throat Wednesday as a jury convicted him of raping his girlfriend’s then 13-year-old daughter.
Jeffrey pulled out a razor blade, which he managed to SNEAK into the courtroom and sliced his throat after being convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child and continuous sexual abuse in Orange County Superior Court in Santa Ana.
"Right after the judge asked if we wanted jurors polled, both attorneys said no, and then he took a razor out of his left pocket and slashed his throat," Senior Deputy District Attorney Heather Brown said. "His head hit the table and I thought he fainted, but then I saw the blood and the razor on the table."