Spring family massacre suspect resurfaces after 2 years

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It has been two years since we last saw Ronald Lee Haskell in court

It's been more than two years since he was accused of killing six family members in Spring. Now Ronald Lee Haskell is expected to be back in court.

This is the fifth time Haskell has been scheduled to appear in court. The last time he showed up was just days after the murder of the Stay family, but Haskell collapsed in front of the judge and has been under a mental health review ever since.
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Detectives say Ron Haskell gunned down the entire Stay family inside their home execution-style back in July.



The last time we saw Haskell was July of 2014.

As the charges of murdering six members of the Stay family were read against him, Haskell started shaking and collapsed twice in court.

Haskell is charged with six counts of murder but has not gone to trial yet.

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Prosecutors say in July of 2014, Haskell went looking for his ex-wife at her sister's home in Spring.

Haskell tied up seven family members and shot each one when they would not tell him where his ex-wife was staying.

One of the family members survived. Not long after the shootings, then 15-year-old Cassidy Stay spoke about her family.

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"I know that my mom, dad, Brian, Emily, Becca and Zach are in a much better place," Cassidy Stay said.

We're following this story on Eyewitness News. Watch for updates on air, online and on our mobile news app.

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Ron Lee Haskell, suspected in the deaths of six family members in Spring, will appear in a Houston courtroom this morning.

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