Reagan claims self-defense in the killing of his girlfriend Nesci. He claims that she came after him with a knife and was trying to disarm her when he fatally wounded her. If convicted, he will spend a maximum of 26 years to life in prison. His lawyer:
While defending himself against her assault with a deadly weapon, Robert tried to disarm her, and in the intense struggle that ensued, she tragically suffered a fatal wound. Robert is not guilty of committing any criminal offense.