NJ man convicted of killing 3 women, attempted murder of 4th

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(AP) - A New Jersey man charged in the murders of three women and the attempted murder of a fourth has been convicted on all counts.

An Essex County jury deliberated for just two hours Thursday before convicting Khalil Wheeler-Weaver. He now faces a potential sentence of life plus 80 years in prison.

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The killings and the attempted murder all happened in 2016.

Wheeler-Weaver's public defenders confirmed that their client had arranged sexual encounters with the women but said he dropped them off safely at the end of each one and didn't harm anyone.

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