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Northern Idaho man sentenced to 20 years for lewd conduct with a minor


SANDPOINT, Idaho — A northern Idaho man convicted of lewd conduct with a minor has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

The Bonner County Daily Bee reports ( that 48-year-old James LeMar Parton received the sentence Friday in 1st District Court.

Parton must serve 10 years before he's eligible for parole.

A jury convicted Parton in July.

Parton apologized in court on Friday.

Information from: Bonner County (Idaho) Daily Bee,

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