By Savannah Smith  |  06-26-2018   News
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Prosecutors have decided that no charges will be filed against five Florida teenagers who allegedly filmed a drowning man in his final moments in 2017 while mocking him at the same time.

The decision was reached after discussions with the family of Jamel Dunn whose dying moments were filmed on a mobile phone by one of the teens.

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State Attorney Phil Archer said that while the actions of the said teens were truly sickening, it is unfortunate that Florida law does not address such kind of strange and deplorable behavior. Archer said: “We are ethically restrained from pursuing criminal charges without a reasonable belief of proving a crime beyond and to the exclusion of every reasonable doubt.”

Archer said that it can only be hoped that the case was an “isolated and rare circumstance” that will never happen again.

The distasteful video posted on social media showed a man drowning while laughter and taunts can be heard on the background. The man was screaming for help yet off camera, several voices can be heard making fun of the man at his most critical moments that also proved to be his last.

One teen was heard saying “Bruh’s drowning, what the heck. Ain't nobody gonna help you, you dumb (expletive)."

The video was provided to investigators who said the teens should be charged with wrongdoing. The case was later forwarded to prosecutors.

The disturbing video attracted international attention and even prompted state lawmakers to call for "good Samaritan" legislation that would require bystanders to offer their help or call authorities for someone in need.

Social media users gave their reactions on the decision not to file charges against the teens.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">We live in a world where people film before lending a hand to help with anything. Got to get them likes and shares. Sad times we are in. I hope he haunts them.</p>&mdash; 01001110011001010 (@jbgood760) <a href="https://twitter.com/jbgood760/status/1011668352077451264?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 26, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">They don&#39;t need to face charges by the law. They should face public humiliation, naming and shaming. They should be shamed by every single human being.</p>&mdash; KawausoKage (@ExKage) <a href="https://twitter.com/ExKage/status/1011664950052311040?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 26, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">It&#39;s not a question of helping or not! It&#39;s the fact that they were ENCOURAGING him to die!! There has to be SOMETHING to that!</p>&mdash; WhtRabbitsDrkSister (@JennReveles) <a href="https://twitter.com/JennReveles/status/1011673832141156352?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 26, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">It’s not about the law it’s about human kindness, it’s about loving your neighbor.</p>&mdash; Maddy (@chamomile1972) <a href="https://twitter.com/chamomile1972/status/1011673614427410432?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 26, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Source: https://www.ksat.com/news/national/florida-teens-who-allegedly-laughed-and-taunted-drowning-man-won039t-face-criminal-charges

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tab No. 29828 1530054056

typical, stupid, sociopath nEgro monkeys

Schermann No. 29856 1530092710

We can only wish for a few stray bullets here…

Anonymous No. 29908 1530141772

We wuz kangz

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