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Melee in court in case tied to 'Real Housewives' guest

Associated Press logo Associated Press 3/24/2017
Police attempt to quell an argument between relatives of the victims and suspects after Clarence Williams and Gerry Thomas made their appearances for murder, Friday, March 24, 2017, in Paterson, N.J., in a double homicide involving a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "Real Housewives of New Jersey." (Tariq Zehawi /The Record via AP, Pool) © The Associated Press Police attempt to quell an argument between relatives of the victims and suspects after Clarence Williams and Gerry Thomas made their appearances for murder, Friday, March 24, 2017, in Paterson, N.J., in a double homicide involving a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "Real Housewives of New Jersey." (Tariq Zehawi /The Record via AP, Pool)

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A melee has broken out at a hearing for a pair charged in the deaths of two men found in a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "The Real Housewives of New Jersey."

An altercation breaks out in court Friday, March 24, 2017, in Paterson, N.J., between families in the courtroom after Clarence Williams and Gerry Thomas made their appearances for murder in a double homicide involving a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "Real Housewives of New Jersey." (Tariq Zehawi /The Record via AP, Pool) © The Associated Press An altercation breaks out in court Friday, March 24, 2017, in Paterson, N.J., between families in the courtroom after Clarence Williams and Gerry Thomas made their appearances for murder in a double homicide involving a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "Real Housewives of New Jersey." (Tariq Zehawi /The Record via AP, Pool)

Clarence Williams and Gerry Thomas appeared in court Friday for a detention hearing. Bail was denied. They've pleaded not guilty to murder charges.

Clarence Williams, left, is seated next to his attorney Daniel Palazzo during a detention hearing in Paterson, N.J., Friday, March 24, 2017. Williams and Gerry Thomas have been charged with murder in a double homicide involving a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "Real Housewives of New Jersey." (Tariq Zehawi /The Record via AP, Pool) © The Associated Press Clarence Williams, left, is seated next to his attorney Daniel Palazzo during a detention hearing in Paterson, N.J., Friday, March 24, 2017. Williams and Gerry Thomas have been charged with murder in a double homicide involving a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "Real Housewives of New Jersey." (Tariq Zehawi /The Record via AP, Pool)

The two Paterson residents are charged with killing Aaron Anderson and Antonio Vega Jr., who were found last week inside a burning Audi.

Gerry Thomas, left, is seated next to his attorney Gregory Thompson during a detention hearing in Paterson, N.J., Friday, March 24, 2017. Thomas and Clarence Williams have been charged with murder in a double homicide involving a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "Real Housewives of New Jersey." (Tariq Zehawi /The Record via AP, Pool) © The Associated Press Gerry Thomas, left, is seated next to his attorney Gregory Thompson during a detention hearing in Paterson, N.J., Friday, March 24, 2017. Thomas and Clarence Williams have been charged with murder in a double homicide involving a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "Real Housewives of New Jersey." (Tariq Zehawi /The Record via AP, Pool)

An argument broke out in court between relatives of the victims and suspects. Obscenities were exchanged and objects thrown.

The Audi is owned by Kim DePaola, who often appears on Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey." Anderson's mother says he borrowed the car from DePaola's son.

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