- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 11, 2014

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A North Charleston man faces a third trial for the deaths of two roommates.

The Post and Courier of Charleston reported ( https://bit.ly/1fmdIkX) that 28-year-old Rick Morrocco Williams is charged with murder in the 2010 New Year’s Eve killings of 44-year-old Angie Ferguson and 58-year-old Nathaniel Lonnie.

The new trial begins Tuesday.

A mistrial was declared in February 2013 after the jury deadlocked.

A judge declared a mistrial in a 2012 hearing after learning that a juror did not disclose certain information during jury selection.

The newspaper reported that before the jury deadlocked in last year’s trial, Williams testified he killed his roommates in self-defense at their apartment in North Charleston.

Prosecutors say the couple was killed after Lonnie had kicked Williams out of the home.


Information from: The Post and Courier, https://www.postandcourier.com

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