Dead woman's husband arrested - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Husband arrested in pregnant woman's death

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MOSCOW, Idaho. - Moscow police have arrested the husband of a pregnant woman whose body was found in their burned apartment and charged him with killing his wife and their unborn child.

Silas Parks, 25, was arrested early Wednesday afternoon in connection with the June 24 fire, Lt. Paul Kwiatkowski told the Moscow-Pullman Daily News.

Firefighters found the body of 28-year-old Sarah Parks after extinguishing the flames. She was 20 weeks pregnant and authorities consider the case a double homicide.

An autopsy found that Sarah Parks was dead when the fire started and authorities say the fire was suspicious.

Silas has been arrested before. In April 2006, he was arrested for domestic violence and pled down to disturbing the peace. He was sentenced to pay a $159 fine.

Sarah Parks had taught third grade at Moscow Charter School for the past four years.

 

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