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Preliminary hearing starts with a courtroom brawl

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A preliminary hearing inside the Lowndes County courthouse turned into an emotional brawl Monday afternoon.  Deandra Lee is accused of killing 9-year-old twins and their elderly babysitter.  The 22-year-old was attacked by the twins 3 uncles.  The trio charged at Lee as the hearing was starting.  The men were immediately removed from the courtroom by deputies.  All three are being held in contempt of court and will spend 24 hours in jail.