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Man sentenced to multiple life sentences for murdering wife and daughter

Man sentenced to multiple life sentences for murdering wife and daughter

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Reginald Maclaren was sentenced to multiple life sentences Wednesday morning for the 2023 murders of his wife and daughter, court officials said.

In June, Maclaren, 83, was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of tampering with a body and one count of making a false statement in the March 25, 2023, deaths of his wife, Bethany, 70, and daughter, Ruth Jennifer, 35.

Maclaren was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the two counts of first-degree murder, 12 years in Department of Corrections custody for the two counts of tampering with a body and 120 days in jail for making a false statement. The 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said WednesdayThe judge decided that the sentences would run consecutively.

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