Sentencing arguments were heard on Monday for two men accused of killing a Castor area family and burning their house down around the bodies.
 
Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank were both found guilty on three counts of first degree murder in the deaths of Klaus' parents Gordon and Sandra and his sister Monica in December, 2013.
 
First degree murder carries a sentence of life with no parole for at least 25 years, but the crown believes the sentences should be served one after the other, for a total of 75 years before parole.
 
Speaking to the court on Monday, Klaus once again denied planning the murders, a contradiction of a confession he made to undercover police officers posing as crime lords in the weeks after the crime. Frank said he was deeply sorry for the pain caused to friends of the Klaus family and to his own family.
 
Justice Eric Macklin has reserved his sentencing decision until February 14.

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