Hundreds attend funeral of disabled man who drowned as teenagers looked on and laughed

Hundreds attend funeral of disabled man who drowned as teenagers looked on and laughed

[Ed. – Just when you thought there was no hope for humanity…]

Hundreds of people poured into a church in Florida to pay their last respects to a disabled man who drowned as a group of teenagers watched and mocked him, and filmed his death rather than try to help him.

Jamel Dunn, 31, drowned on July 9 — his struggle watched by five teenagers in a park in the town of Cocoa, close to Orlando. Yet they did nothing to help and failed to call the emergency services.

They did, however, film his death and post the recording online. Mr Dunn’s body was recovered five days later after police were alerted by a friend of Mr Dunn who had seen the video.

The Associated Press said friends and relatives of the dead man asked that those attending the funeral service at the Zion Orthodox Primitive Baptist Church wear red clothes.

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