Chaos erupted at what was scheduled to be a bond review hearing for the man accused of killing his younger sister and two cousins at home in Prince George's County last Friday.
FOX 5's Melanie Alnwick was in the courtroom Monday morning around 10 a.m. as authorities made preparations to bring in 25-year-old Antonio Williams.
Police say Williams confessed to killing the three children who were found stabbed to death at a home on Brooke Jane Drive in Clinton, Maryland.
Alnwick said family members from both sides had gathered in the courtroom. She said prior to his entrance, Williams could be heard crying and sobbing. Three deputies were needed to hold him down as he sat in front of the judge.
The judge quickly ordered a mental competency evaluation to be performed on Williams. As he was being led away, his mother called out to him, "Mommy loves you" and, "He needs me." This triggered reaction from other family members who yelled out, "Your daughter needed you."
Alnwick said other family members yelled expletives at the Williams' mother as they left the courtroom.
Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks is expected to discuss the case further later today.
Police say 25-year-old Antonio Williams confessed to the killings. The three children were found stabbed to death Friday morning at a home on Brooke Jane Drive.
Williams is charged with three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of second-degree murder. Police said Williams was left at the home to watch the three girls, having sole custody of them overnight while his mother, Andrena Kelley, was at work.
Investigators still have not determined a motive.
Police: Suspect confessed to killing sister, 2 cousins in Clinton, Maryland home