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Man dies after setting himself on fire outside Trump courtroom

Posted on AllSides April 20th, 2024
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A man who set himself on fire outside the Manhattan courthouse where former President Trump is on trial died Friday night, an NYPD spokesperson told Axios.

The big picture: Maxwell Azzarello did not appear to target anyone in particular, authorities said, but he set himself on fire Friday outside of the high-traffic, high-security criminal trial, where a full jury was announced.

The case over Trump's alleged involvement with hush money paid to adult film actress Stormy Daniels during his 2016 presidential election is the first criminal trial to begin against...

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