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Okla. AG seeks execution date for death row inmate

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Attorney General Scott Pruitt has asked the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals to set an execution date for death row inmate George Ochoa

Ochoa was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death for the killings of 38-year-old Francisco Morales and his wife, 35-year-old Maria Yanez. Investigators say Morales suffered 12 gunshot wounds and Yanez suffered 11 wounds while in their bedroom on the morning of July 12, 1993.

On Monday, Pruitt asked the appeals court to set an execution date for the 38-year-old Ochoa after the U.S. Supreme Court denied the inmate's final appeal.

Last week, Pruitt asked the appeals court for an execution date for Garry Thomas Allen, who was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death for the 1986 murder of fiancée Lawanna Gail Titsworth.

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