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Mesac Damas asks his family not to cry for him

See smaller The mother of Mesac Damas cries outside of the courtroom after a status update for Damas at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Damas turned and spoke directly to his parents while in court. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff

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The mother of Mesac Damas cries outside of the courtroom after a status update for Damas at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Damas turned and spoke directly to his parents while in court. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff

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  • Mesac Damas speaks to the gallery during a status update at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • The mother of Mesac Damas cries outside of the courtroom after a status update for Damas at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Damas turned and spoke directly to his parents while in court. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • The mother of Mesac Damas cries outside of the courtroom after a status update for Damas at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Damas turned and spoke directly to his parents while in court. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • The parents of Mesac Damas leave the courtroom after a status update for Damas at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Mesac Damas enters the courtroom at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Mesac Damas speaks directly to his parents as he is led out of the courtroom at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • The parents and brother of Mesac Damas wait in the courtroom after a status update for Damas at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Mesac Damas speaks directly to his parents as he is led out of the courtroom at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Mesac Damas is asked by a bailiff to quiet down as he speaks to the gallery in the courtroom at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • The father of Mesac Damas cries as he sees his son enter the courtroom at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Mesac Damas speaks directly to his parents as he is led out of the courtroom at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Mesac Damas speaks directly to his parents during a status update at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Mesac Damas speaks directly to his parents during a status update at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Mesac Damas speaks directly to his parents during a status update at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Mesac Damas speaks directly to his parents during a status update at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Mesac Damas speaks to the gallery during a status update at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Mesac Damas enters the courtroom at the Collier County Courthouse on Friday morning in Naples. Judge Frank Baker was supposed to hear the results of a third and final psychiatric evaluation on Damas, but did not receive the report in time for Friday's  hearing, further delaying the case. Damas is charged with six counts of first-degree murder for the slaying of his wife Guerline Dieu Damas and their five children in September 2009. Lexey Swall/Staff

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