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Millionaire-Turned-Arsonist Commits Courtroom Suicide

Chilling Video Shows Man's Swan Song

For a former Wall Street millionaire-turned-arsonist, a lengthy prison sentence was truly a fate ‘worse than death.’

Click on "next" at the bottom right for the YouTube video of the courtroom ordeal.

When Marin emerged from his burning palatial estate in scuba gear on July 5, 2009, investigators were more than a little leery. Marin claimed to have escaped the unexpected blaze using a rope ladder and wearing scuba equipment to avoid smoke inhalation.

Fire investigators later determined that the fire was deliberately ignited. Armed with this information and clues as to a possible motive, authorities arrested Marin, whom a jury found guilty of one felony count of “arson of an occupied structure” on June 28, 2012.

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