Who is Debra Hunter? Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Coughed on Cancer Patient

Debra Hunter
Debra Hunter

Debra Hunter Wiki – Debra Hunter Biography

Debra Hunter is a woman from Florida, who recorded intentionally coughing on a brain tumor patient at a Pier 1 store on June 25. She was filming, Heather Sprague, identified herself as a brain tumor patient when she posted the video on social media.

she started recording after witnessing Hunter screaming at the store workers. Hunter switched her attention to Sprague after realizing she was being filmed and flipped Sprague off with both hands.

Debra Hunter Coughing video

As shown in the video, Hunter proclaimed, “I think I’ll get really close to you and cough on you, then. How’s that?” Hunter then leaned forward and loudly coughed on Sprague’s face before calling Sprague an a**hole as she walked away. Another witness, who was off-camera, can be heard expressing shock over the encounter.

Sprague shared the video on Facebook on June 26 and it has since been viewed more than 2.5 million times. The confrontation occurred amid a recent spike in coronavirus cases in Florida.

The viral video did not capture any of the interactions between Hunter and the store employees, which Sprague said went on for about 15 minutes. The clip begins with Hunter realizing she is being recorded.


Hunter has not been arrested, according to a national inmate database. She has also not been formally charged, based on public court records in Duval County, Florida. According to the report that was filed on June 29 with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, Hunter faces a possible battery charge.

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The charge was listed as “Battery — touch or strike, no injury,” which is a first-degree misdemeanor. In Florida, first-degree misdemeanor battery is punishable by up to one year behind bars, 12 months probation, and/or a $1,000 fine if convicted. A victim does not have to be physically injured for the charge to apply.