Man Accused of Murder and Dismembering to Represent Himself in Trial

A man accused of killing and dismembering a stripper out of the French Quarter and then dumping her body in the Gulf of Mexico, will act as his own attorney in his trial.
Judge Stephen Greer told Terry Speaks today that he thought it was a bad idea to represent himself. Speaks claims his lawyers were unprepared. Speaks and his former girlfriend, Margaret Sanchez, have each pleaded “not guilty” to charges including second degree murder of 24 year old Jaren Lockhart.
They are accused of dumping Lockhart into the Gulf of Mexico after dismembering her.

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