Nebraska man pleads guilty to killing his parents and niece last Christmas – seven years after he was paroled for the 1998 murder of his wife

By MARLENE LENTHANG FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

A Nebraska man was given three life sentences plus a maximum of 230 years in prison for the grisly triple murder of his parents and his niece.

On Monday John Dalton Jr, 47, was handed the severe sentence for shooting dead his father John Dalton Sr, 70; his mother Jean Dalton, 65; and niece Leonna Dalton-Phillip, 18; on December 26, 2017.

However some heartbroken family members still feel uneasy as Dalton Jr failed to give a motive for the slayings.

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