MANDY CATOE/The Lancaster News
Michael Brent Gay enters the courtroom in shackles Tuesday for a bond hearing. He stands accused of murdering Joshua Flint McManus.
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The man in the orange jumpsuit was escorted through the holding-room door, his hands and feet shackled. The half-filled courtroom fell silent.
Brent Gay, 32, never looked at his only relative in the room, his grandmother, or at the two rows filled with the family of Flint McManus, the man he’s accused of murdering last Dec. 5.