Teen Sentenced After Guilty Verdict In UAFS Student Murder

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FORT SMITH (KFSM) — 18-year-old Dionte Parks has been found guilty in the murder of UAFS student, Kaleb Watson.

A Sebastian County jury found Parks guilty on all counts of murder in the first-degree, aggravated robbery, and kidnapping.

Prosecuting Attorney Dan Shue said Parks was sentenced to 10 years for first-degree murder, 12 years for aggravated robbery and 10 years for kidnapping. The sentences will be served concurrently.

Click here to see an earlier story about Kaleb Watson’s death.

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