Mother of slain teenager prepares to face convicted killer in court

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)

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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