Man jumps to death to escape jail

SANTA ANA - A 52-year-old man jumped to his death at a California courthouse, hours after being convicted of child molestation.

SANTA ANA - A 52-year-old man jumped to his death at a California courthouse, hours after being convicted of child molestation.

Carlos Edward Tello was facing more than 20 years in prison when he jumped from a ninth-floor balcony of the Central Justice Centre in Santa Ana on Tuesday.

A suicide note was tucked into his clothing, authorities said. - Sapa-AP

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