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Update: Racist student who poisoned Jamaican roommate faces new charges

Brianna Brochu (Image source: West Hartford Police)

The story of a racist college student who used menstrual blood and fecal matter to torture her Black roommate caused outrage this week. Brianna Brochu confessed on Instagram that she systemically poisoned and infected her roommate Chennel “Jazzy” Rowe at the University of Hartford in Connecticut. As a result, Brochu was arrested and expelled from the college for her filthy deeds.

For her actions, Brochu originally faced a possibility of 6-12 months of jail time and had a bail of $1K. But for many readers of the story, it was not enough. On the rolling out Facebook page posts by readers ranged from she needed a certified “a– whipping” to a lawsuit to punish her financially for her actions. Most readers agreed that sic6 months in jail was not sufficient punishment for her nasty actions. Since Brochu would be a first-time offender, her misdemeanor charges of third-degree criminal mischief and second-degree breach of the peace would more than likely result in a community service plea deal.

However, since her story went viral, the West Hartford Police Department apparently agree with the public and plan to upgrade her charges. On Wednesday, the police requested that the charges of intimidation based on bigotry or bias be added to Brochu’s breach of peace and criminal mischief case. In addition, assistant state’s attorney Carl Ajello had her case transferred from Hartford Community Court to the Hartford Superior Court with a court date of Nov. 15, 2017.

Brochu’s downfall came after an Instagram post in which she wrote “Finally did it yo girl got rid of her roommate!! After 1 ½ month of spitting in her coconut oil, putting moldy clam dip in her lotions … putting her toothbrush places where the sun doesn’t shine, and so much more I can finally say goodbye [to] Jamaican Barbie.”

Brochu admitted to police that she licked her former roommate’s plate, fork and spoon and did, in fact, rub a bloody used tampon on Rowe’s belongings. But she told police that “anything else she bragged about on social media was a lie in an attempt to appear funny.”

Well, now the joke’s on her because she has likely ruined her chances for continuing her college education at a reputable school because of her nasty, racist deeds.


  1. Karen Webb on November 2, 2017 at 2:10 pm

    This is ABSOLUTELY THE NASTIEST BITCH known to man!!! She needs to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law for a hate crime!!!

  2. Kimberley King on November 2, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    This is shameful……What are her parents saying????

    • Ala alfa on November 3, 2017 at 6:33 am

      Black community doesnt deserve this…dealing with such crazy individuals, Maybe she is spoiled.

      • Kimberley King on November 3, 2017 at 9:40 am

        Guess it’s the Trump syndrome!!!

      • SrAgri on November 3, 2017 at 1:55 pm

        There was a news article not long ago about a black girl doing the same thing to white people’s food at a McDonalds.

        This is not a black community / white community issue. It is an issue of basic human decency.

        • Will Jackson on November 3, 2017 at 8:21 pm

          Oh I see, so I’m sure she would have executed this same disgusting behavior towards a white roommate. Right?

          • SrAgri on November 9, 2017 at 5:02 pm

            Probably. If a person would do something so disgusting to a complete stranger, then they would very likely do it to someone whom they considered to be an enemy.

        • Franz Meinie Ramakhutla on November 4, 2017 at 7:22 am


    • James Grey on November 4, 2017 at 12:08 am

      Maybe the blame for her being the way she is lies at their feet. They’re probably proud.

  3. mAnDY on November 2, 2017 at 11:08 pm

    I’m truly confused on the possible time she could face and her bail amount. Are they serious? This nasty cow needs to be prosecuted to the max

  4. Keith Allen on November 3, 2017 at 8:31 am

    Sounds like two law suits, one against that heifer and another one against the school

  5. SrAgri on November 3, 2017 at 1:54 pm

    If she was lying on social media, then she effectively framed herself.

    I think this crime constitutes attempted murder.

    I certainly hope that there is some legal way that a judge can restrict her from ever being employed in the food industry…

    • Poonam Srivastava on November 3, 2017 at 8:43 pm

      attempted murder for sure.

    • Poonam Srivastava on November 3, 2017 at 8:44 pm

      remember the woman who went to jail because she simply told her boyfriend he should go ahead and kill himself.

  6. Jason Hank Hankins on November 3, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    This should be treated as a Hate Crime!
    She terrorized this young lady and caused her to be ill. There should be reckless endangerment charges and charges of intent to cause bodily harm.

    Not to mention some type of premeditated charges… throw the book at her!

  7. Renee on November 7, 2017 at 6:27 pm

    She should be in jail for attempted murder