Jury recommends death penalty in murder of 2 Ohio women


Associated Press

ASHLAND, Ohio

A jury has recommended that a man convicted of strangling to death two women in Ohio receive the death penalty.

The Ashland Times-Gazette reported the jury in Northeast Ohio’s Ashland County deliberated for less than two hours Friday before concluding that 41-year-old Shawn Grate should be executed for killing 43-year-old Stacey Stanley and 29-year-old Elizabeth Griffith in 2016.

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