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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The Mahoning County grand jury wasted no time indicting a suspect in a recent Youngstown murder.

A nine count indictment handed up against Willie Wilks Jr. of Youngstown includes charges of murder, stalking and attempted murder.

U.S. Marshals arrested Wilks on Wednesday for Thursday's murder of Ororo Wilkins.

She was shot to death on Park Avenue as she held a baby in her arms.

If convicted, Wilks could face a death sentence.

Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul Gains explained that there was an apparent financial argument between Wilks and Ororo's brother, William Wilkins at Wilks home on 2304 Elm St.

It is believed that before Wilks shot and killed Ororo Wilkins, William Wilkins was the intended target.

 

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