NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) - It was a case that sent shock waves through the region. It began when body parts washed up on the Mississippi coast.
Early in the investigation, surveillance video pointed Mississippi officials to a couple, Margaret Sanchez and Terry Speaks. It would be two years before officials had everything they needed to charge them with Lockhart's murder.
Almost exactly three years after Lockhart died, the first of her accused killers is facing trial. Before the trial could began, Speaks made a move experts say is unusual at the least. He ditched his lawyer and chose to represent himself.
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