Video: Family of murder victim attack confessed killer in court

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A man who confessed to murdering his ex-girlfriend was scheduled to be sentenced in Ohio on Thursday, but a fight broke out inside the courtroom.

The family of Elizabeth Pledger was about to give their victim impact statements when two family members tried to jump her killer, Dale Williams.

One of the family members was hit with a Taser. Both were arrested.

Williams pleaded guilty in the 2017 shooting death of Pledger, who was shot and killed on Market Street in Youngstown.

His sentencing will be rescheduled because of the disturbance in the court.

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