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Prosecutors want execution date set for man sentenced for killing Ohio girlfriend's family

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Prosecutors have asked the Ohio Supreme Court to set an execution date for a man convicted of killing four members of his girlfriend's family and sentenced to death in three of the slayings.

The officials from southwest Ohio's Butler County said in a court filing earlier this month that Jose Trinidad Loza has run out of state and federal appeals and should be put to death.

The 43-year-old Loza was convicted in the 1991 fatal shootings of girlfriend Dorothy Jackson's family.

The victims were Jackson's mother, Georgia Davis; brother, Gary Mullins; and sisters Cheryl Senteno and Jerri Luanna Jackson, who was pregnant.

Loza's attorney is expected to oppose the request and has argued among other things that the trial court improperly allowed statements Loza alleges were made amid police coercion.

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