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Double-Murder Suspect, Defending Himself, Screams Opening Statements at Jury

Ronnie O’Neal, a man who is accused of killing nearly his whole family back in 2018, represented himself in his own murder trial. He is also accused of trying to kill his son, who barely survived the attack and is scheduled to testify. The Riverview man is facing two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder. He will be able to cross-examine his son, who was 8 years old at the time of the murder.
O’Neal, who screamed his opening arguments at a mortified jury, is accused of attacking his family, murdering his girlfriend, Kenyatta Barron, and their daughter, 9-year-old Ron’Niveya.