Mr. Wright was convicted of the first-degree murders of Paula O’Conner and her young son, Alijah O’Conner, which took place in 2007. Ms. O’Conner was strangled and the baby smothered. The jury voted 7-5 to recommend a death sentence for each murder and the trial court condemned Mr. Wright to death. This is his direct appeal.
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