Jury recommends death penalty for Willie Wilks


A Mahoning County Common Pleas jury this evening recommended Willie Wilks get the death penalty.

The man jurors convicted earlier this month of killing a woman, and trying to kill two other people, had asked members of that same jury to see him as a human being.

Willie Wilks, 42, of Elm Street, also denied killing 20-year-old Ororo Wilkins last May on a Park Avenue porch on the North Side.

Read more in Tuesday's Vindicator

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