Green River Star -

By David Martin

Sentence issued for murder


A emotional courtroom audience heard the sentence handed down in the case of Jacob Tripplet.

He’ll be going to prison and won’t be getting out any time soon.

Triplett pleaded no contest in May to six felony charges, including second-degree murder, related to the abuse and neglect of his four children.

He was sentenced to between 128 and 166 in prison, 40-50 years of which will be served concurrently and 88-116 years will be served consecutively. Triplett was initially charged with first-degree murder, but that charge was reduced to second-degree murder after a plea agreement he made wi...

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