Phoenix man gets 25 years for wife's death

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX (AP) -- A Phoenix man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for second-degree murder and disorderly conduct charges stemming from the death of his wife.
 
Superior Court Judge Rosa Mroz sentenced Anthony Rinaldi on Friday to the maximum terms allowed under a plea agreement Rinaldi had reached with prosecutors in October.
 
Phoenix police arrested Rinaldi after the body of 28-year-old Amanda Blaies-Rinaldi was discovered in their Ahwatukee home in 2011.
 
Firefighters had responded to a call from a child that someone had been shot.
 
When responders arrived, they discovered the woman's body and two children inside the home. The children were not harmed.

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