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HAYNEVILLE, AL (WSFA) -
An outburst in a Lowndes County courtroom put three people behind bars.
They were there for Deandra Lee's preliminary hearing. Lee is charged with the murders of 9-year-old twins and their caregiver.
It was the twins' uncles who caused the disturbance.
What was already expected to be an emotional day heated up even more after witnesses say the men charged Deandra Lee.
The men were arrested for contempt of court and ordered to spend a day in jail.
It all happened before investigators revealed shocking new details regarding Deandra Lee's alleged involvement in the killings.
"Only if I just had two minutes with him...there would be no need for a trial," says the twins' aunt Patricia Brooks.
Brooks heard many details for the first time--including how many times and where Jack Mac Girdner and the twins were shot.
One investigator testified that witnesses who had contact with Lee shortly after the crime told him Lee said quote "I did what I had to do."
"Children...even Jack. People that done no wrong to him. How could he just take their lives?" says Brooks.
Officials believe Lee may have been trying to steal Girdner's car, which led to the shootings.
Witnesses say they saw Deandra Lee driving that car in Minter where investigators later found it.
But no matter what details unfold, Brooks says her family can only do one thing.
"We pray. And we believe God for justice for the three of them."
Mrs. Brooks says she remembers shopping for toys for the twins and was saddened to hear one of the items was found in the car investigators say Lee stole from Girdner.
They also say they found Lee's fingerprints on a tote bag inside and blood on the outside of the car.
The case is expected to be heard in Grand Jury this month.