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Parks sentenced to 40 years for killing pregnant wife

Silas Parks, seen at right in this July 1, 2009, file photo, pleaded guilty Tuesday, March 30, 2010, to voluntary manslaughter and first-degree arson in the death of his pregnant wife. (David Johnson / Lewiston Tribune)
Silas Parks, seen at right in this July 1, 2009, file photo, pleaded guilty Tuesday, March 30, 2010, to voluntary manslaughter and first-degree arson in the death of his pregnant wife. (David Johnson / Lewiston Tribune)

Silas Parks, seen at right in this July 1, 2009, file photo

MOSCOW, Idaho -- A Moscow man received the maximum prison sentence Tuesday for killing his pregnant wife and setting their apartment on fire to cover the evidence.

Silas Parks was sentenced Tuesday in Latah County Superior Court to 40 years in prison for two counts of Voluntary Manslaughter. He will be eligible for parole after 20 years served. Posted at KREM.com More here.

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