Thiago Silva Arrested On Four Charges, Including A Pair Of Counts On Attempted Murder

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Last night UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva was taken into custody after an incident at a ji-jitsu school in Florida. Silva remains in the Broward Sheriff’s Office in Broward County, Fla., and faces multiple charges that including a pair of counts of felony attempted murder. He is being held without bond.

The other charges Silva has include aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and non-violent resisting of an officer/obstructing justice.

Silva left the academy and went back to his apartment at Coral Heights Court in Ft. Lauderdale. Silva then barricaded himself inside his apartment before surrendering to Broward County Sheriff’s Office’s authorities, which included a S.W.A.T. team that was called to the apartment.

We will provide more updates as when they come to us.

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Steve Muehlhausen

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