Death sentence recommended for convicted child-killer

GADSDEN, AL (WBRC) - A jury has recommended death for a Shelby County man who killed a toddler in Gadsden.

Ron Kirksey was convicted of killing two-year-old Cornell Norwood in 2006.

The jury deliberated for just an hour and a half before recommending death by lethal injection. The judge will consider the recommendation and then sentence Kirksey April 30th.