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Jury selection underway in Youngstown death penalty case

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Attorneys are selecting jurors to hear a case that could result in a possible death sentence for a Youngstown man accused of murdering a young woman.

42-year old Willie Wilks Jr. is being tried for fatally shooting 20-year-old Ororo Wilkins on Park Avenue in Youngstown last May.

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

Wilks Jr. faces nine charges including murder, felonious assault and weapons violations.

 

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