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Mansion squatter has 2 weeks to find attorney

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

So-called million dollar squatter Tabitha Gentry has less than two weeks to find an attorney.

The ultimatum came from Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Jimmy Lammey following a heated exchange in court Tuesday with Gentry, a self proclaimed Moorish American.

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Gentry was not held in contempt, however she was ordered to find an attorney.

Gentry, who also goes by the name Abka Re Bey, is accused of squatting in a $3 million foreclosed home. She had her bond reduced from $2 million to $50,000 April 10. She had her case bound over to a grand jury.

In her March 26 court appearance in General Sessions Court she told Judge Louis J. Montesi that she wants to represent herself. Gentry is charged with aggravated burglary, criminal trespassing and theft over $60,000.

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