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Wis. man sentenced for killing parents


A judge has sentenced a 21-year-old Mequon man to life in prison for killing his parents at the family home last year.

Dennis Markov told the court Friday that he and his parents had a lot of arguments as he grew up, and he "decided to make that day the last time we'd argue."

Markov pleaded guilty last month to two counts of first-degree intentional homicide in the shooting deaths last April of 45-year-old Victor Markov and 39-year-old Larissa Markov.

District Attorney Adam Gerol says the Markovs, who emigrated from Ukraine, did everything right -- "Their only downfall was that their only child proved to be a monster."

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the judge decided that Dennis Markov serve 55 years before being considered for supervised release.


Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, http://www.jsonline.com

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