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THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017



Roy H. Murry is led out of court after being sentenced for the triple murder of his ex-wife’s family on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at Spokane County Court in Spokane, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 8:29 P.M.

Triple murderer Roy Murry gets three life sentences plus 35 years for killing family

Convicted killer Roy H. Murry provided no explanation Thursday as to why he gunned down three members of his ex-wife’s family and set fire to their bodies, an attack that prompted a judge to sentence him to three consecutive life sentences, plus 35 years. Family members took turns telling Superior Court Judge John O. Cooney of the pain, fear and devastation Murry caused when he swept through the Colbert home and killed Terry Canfield, 59; Lisa Canfield, 52; and her son, John Constable, 23.

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THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017

Washington Records

Spokane CountyMarriage licenses John W.H. Hendon and Megan L. Keppler, both of Spokane Valley. Erik G. Christensen and Brianna M. Jones, both of Spokane. Hannah L. Damiano and Samuel N. Fosberg, both of Pullman. Calvin G. Hayes and Kathy E. ...

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