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Mother of slain teenager prepares to face convicted killer in court

Walker's request was granted by the Mississippi Supreme Court in January. (Photo source: HCSD) Walker's request was granted by the Mississippi Supreme Court in January. (Photo source: HCSD)
(Photo source: WLOX News) (Photo source: WLOX News)
HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

Sheila Edwards is bracing herself for Monday, when she will face her daughter's killer in court - again.

Alan Dale Walker will return to Harrison County Circuit Court for a hearing regarding his claim that his counsel was ineffective during his sentencing phase.

Walker was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1990 murder of 18-year-old Konya Edwards of Long Beach. In preparation for the hearing ,Walker is asking to be examined by a neuropsychologist.

His request was granted by the Mississippi Supreme Court in January. 

Trang Pham-Bui has the story tonight on WLOX News Now. 

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