Video: Ohio murder victim's sons attack killer in court
Man attacked during sentencing hearing
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Violence broke out in an Ohio courtroom this week when the sons of a murdered woman attacked her killer during his sentencing hearing.
The hearing was being held for Dale Williams, 62, who pleaded guilty to murder in the 2017 shooting death of 46-year-old Elizabeth Pledger-Stewart, reported WFMJ.
The victim's daughter was about to make a statement in court ahead of Williams' sentencing when "her brother lunged at Williams and was followed by another brother who was tased by deputies as he leaped over a courtroom railing," WFMJ reports.
The video shows the emotional and chaotic scene from the courtroom. Watch it above.
Both men were arrested in court. WTAP reports they will serve 30-days in jail for contempt of court.
The sentencing had to be postponed.
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