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Man Goes to Jail for Catastrophic Diarrhea

Man Goes to Jail for Catastrophic Diarrhea
Posted Tuesday, July 30th 2013 @ 9am  by Ruth Brown, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– If you have delicate sensibilities, stop reading now. A court has upheld a conviction against a man who spent a week in jail for ... leaving the bathroom of a federal courthouse in Maine covered in poop. The cleaner who found the mess says 75% of the floor was "covered in feces" with more "smeared more than two feet up on the walls" and "on the paper towel and toilet paper dispensers, on the toilet paper itself, and on part of the toilet seat and the left side of the toilet bowl," Salon reports. But Ronald Strong, 50, says he didn't mean to leave the bathroom such a, ahem, dump. Strong says his heart medication caused him to poop his pants, so he went into the bathroom to clean up and was so embarrassed, he didn't realize how much of a mess he made in the process.

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