CINCINNATI (WKRC) – He tried to withdraw his guilty plea but the judge denied his request and sentenced Jaleel Smith-Riley to life in prison without parole for killing a woman and injuring her boyfriend. Smith-Riley collapsed as he heard his sentence.
Smith-Riley shot Porshia Brooks and her boyfriend Aron Martin during an attempted robbery in Norwood in 2013. Martin survived, Brooks did not. Martin has long-lasting issues resulting from a gunshot wound to the head. A tip to Crimestoppers led to Smith-Riley’s arrest two years