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The Arkansas man will leave the trial by jury, flees during sentencing the next day, prosecutors say

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An Arkansas man who was convicted of the attempted murder of the left to be the court during a recess in the presence of a member of the jury in his case, and fled during his trial, said the prosecutors.

Madriekus Blake, 32, was convicted Tuesday of two counts of attempted first-degree murder and four counts of a terroristic act and a September 2018 and shoot it at a grocery store in West Memphis, a town about 120 miles northeast of Little Rock.

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Madriekus Blake, 32, had his trial with a jury in his cause, and fled at his sentencing the next day, prosecutors said.
Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney’s Office)

Blake, according to the police, and had been fighting with a man, who claimed he owed him money, and fired four shots at the man, and his father, as they sat in a truck outside the store.

On Tuesday, a circuit court judge recessed the jury members for the evening, and said that discussions would begin on the following day. Blake was spotted leaving the courthouse in an orange Chevrolet Camaro — process servers linked to one of the members of the jury at Blake’s trial.

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The judge questioned the juror about the drive to Blake’s house, and it was said that the two “don’t talk about the case,” prosecutors said, according to a press release from the second judicial district prosecuting attorney’s office. The juror was excused and another member of the jury filled in its place.

Jurors on Wednesday recommended that Blake be convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison on each of the attempted murder charges, and you will receive a $5,000 fine for the remaining counts.

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But during the course of those discussions, the authorities say, Blake had fled to the court of law.

The judge will set the phrase of Blake’s, if he has been captured, officials said.

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