Dayton man imprisoned for killing brother and his girlfriend in June

Dayton man imprisoned for killing brother and his girlfriend in June

Man gets 30 years in deaths of his brother, brothers girlfriend

DAYTON — A Dayton man will spend the next three decades in prison for killing his brother and brother’s girlfriend.

Willie Henry Jr., 43, was sentenced today to two 15-years-to-life prison terms for the June 21 double shooting on East Norman Avenue in Dayton, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Dayton man has been sent to prison for a June shooting that killed two people.

Prosecuting Attorney Mat Heck, Jr. said Thursday 43-year old Willie Henry, Jr. of Dayton was sentenced to two 15 years‐to‐life sentences for a total of 30 years to life in prison in connection with a double shooting that occurred on June 21, 2018.

On Thursday, June 21, 2018, Dayton Police were dispatched to a residence on East Norman Avenue on a report of a shooting. Henry, while inside the residence, grabbed a shotgun and fired a shot at his brother seriously wounding him.

On Friday, July 6, 2018, Henry’s brother, 41‐year‐old Lavar Cottrell, died as a result of his injuries.

Thursday, Henry was found guilty on two counts of murder and one count of having weapons while under disability, from a prior offense of violence. He was sentenced to 15 years‐to‐life for each victim, which were ordered to be served consecutively, for a total of 30 years‐to‐life in prison.

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