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Jury Recommends Death Penalty for Killer

After deliberating for three days, a jury Thursday recommended the death penalty for a man found guilty of shooting and killing a woman on her first day working at a grocery store.

Sentencing is scheduled for April 17 for Andre Gerald Wilson, who was the subject of an intensive six-month manhunt, court officials said.

Wilson was discovered hiding in an Oakland attic last year after his case was broadcast on the television show “Unsolved Mysteries.”

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Police were outraged by the killing of Sary San, a 38-year-old mother of seven who had just taken a job at the Seng Heng Market on 10th Street in Long Beach.

A surveillance video showed that the killer approached the counter, pulled out a handgun, demanded money, pushed San’s head to the counter and shot her.


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