LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The man accused of murdering an Arkansas teen in 2013 is seeking to represent himself.
Darrell Dennis, 46, is charged with capital murder in the death of 18-year-old Forrest Abrams. Abrams was found dead in the street at 11th and Woodrwo May 10, 2013.
Dennis, an eight-time parole absconder, asked Judge Chris Piazza Thursday that his public defender Bill James be taken off his case and that he be allowed to represent himself.
Deputy prosecutor John Johnson says he'll have a mental evaluation first and a decision will be made when the results come back.
Dennis is also charged with two counts of kidnapping, two counts of aggravated robbery, and possession of firearms by certain persons.
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