RATHDRUM, Idaho-- A Rathdrum man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for three counts of lewd conduct with a minor under the age of 16.

Police say Frank Marks, 41 of Rathdrum was sentenced to serve up to life in state prison.

A judge ordered that on each count, the first thirty years of the sences would be fixed, the remianing life sentce would be indeterminate, and the setences would run concurrently.

The three charges alleged Marks had sexual contact with three juvenile victims over a 7 year period. All three victims testified the in case.

A fourth victim of similar conduct testified at the trial.

Marks was found guilty after a 4 day trial in August. Marks had prior traffic infractions.

During sentencing the judge considered further statements from two victims and heard testimony from Marks mother and a statement from marks. The judge said the victims testimony was credible, while Marks testimony was inconsistent with the testimony of other witnesses.

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