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Sentencing set Wednesday for convicted killer of Youngstown woman

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -
Sentencing is scheduled Wednesday morning for a man convicted of murdering a woman on Youngstown's north side. 

Mahoning County Common Pleas Court Judge Lou D'Apolito will pass sentence on Willie Wilks Jr. at 10:00 a.m. 

The jury that convicted Wilks  has recommended that he be sentenced to death for fatally shooting Ororo Wilkins, 20, in the head while she was holding her 4-year-old niece last year. He was also convicted of wounding Alexander Morales, 24.

Wilks, who maintains that he is innocent, will receive either life in prison or a death sentence for the crime.


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