Prosecutor on Accused Texas Shooter's Collapse: Reality Is 'Setting In'

Tammy Thomas comments on Ron Haskell's collapse while standing in a Texas courtroom.
1:32 | 07/11/14

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Haskell was escorted into the 351. Courtroom in downtown Houston. As prosecutors read the details of what the 33 year old is accused he apparently -- -- and felt the ground as he was flanked by deputies. Maybe reality is finally setting him. This is not. Television this is not fiction. He is facing this consequence. Prosecutors outlined more details in the killing of six members of the -- family. And the wounding a fifteen year old Cassidy state the only survivor. They -- Haskell held a small packages he claimed he worked for FedEx after a second attempt she said she would write down his name -- number for her parents and he followed her into the home. Haskell attorney says their defense will be mental illness claiming Haskell is being treated in jail had been in an out of the hospital and you talk and was not compliant with this medication. After spending about thirty minutes with his client he describes him as scared that would not say if he shows from. Worse are the legal system recognizes that a person who's suffering from mental illness. And can't disappear and allows you can't distinguish right from wrong at the time they -- -- a back a violent act is not criminally responsible. Prosecutor Tammy Thomas says she thought she'd seen it all in her career until Wednesday night. And he's not surprised by the defense claims. It makes no difference to me. Whether he ever fully understand. How much trouble -- -- on the jury tell him how much trouble -- --

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