Big Island man who stabbed wife and son sentenced to life in prison

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Big Island man who stabbed his pregnant wife and young son has been sentenced to life in prison.

Tyrone Vesperas got into a fight with his wife.

When his 14-year-old son tried to intervene, Vesperas stabbed the boy in the neck, and his wife in the abdomen.

The state wants Vesperas to serve at least 25 years before he's eligible for parole.

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