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Man sentenced to life in Eastpointe murders

Posted at 9:13 AM, Mar 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-01 11:25:59-05

An Eastpointe man who pleaded guilty to killing his wife and two children and admitted he is mentally ill was sentenced to life without parole today. 

Timothy Fradeneck's guilty plea carried a life sentence and qualifies him for mental health care in prison.

His wife, Christie, and two children, ages 8 and 2, were found strangled with a USB cord last April at their Eastpointe home.