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Calif. Man Gets 30 years in NY Woman's Md. Killing

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BALTIMORE (AP/WBOC)- A California man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the killing of a friend's wife on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Thirty-two-year-old Dellando Recardo Campbell of Lemoore was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Baltimore. He had pleaded guilty in July to interstate domestic violence resulting in the death of a spouse.

According to his plea agreement, Campbell agreed to help 33-year-old Ryan Dave Holness of Lexington, Md., murder Holness' wife, 26-year-old Serika Dunkley Holness of Brooklyn, New York. Prosecutors say on June 4, 2009, the three drove from New York to Maryland. Serika Holness was found fatally stabbed on the side of a rural road in Crumpton, Kent County, Md., the next day.

Prosecutors said Campbell and Ryan Holness tried to make her death look like a fatal carjacking.

Ryan Holness is serving life in prison following his conviction in 2011 of domestic violence resulting in the death of a spouse.

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