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Harold O'Bryant police statement

Updated Jun 30, 2021 at 6:05 PM EST

Harold O'Bryant provided a statement to police the night Willie Andrew Jones Jr. was found hanging from a tree on Feb. 8, 2018.

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I was building a shead [sic] with my brother in law Randy at our house [.] went inside the house. Was in the Living room in my chear [sic] when my daughter Alexis, Shay, and Willy got there my daughter Alexis and Willy went in one of the back bedrooms when they came in. Some one came out of the back and said that they were fighting.