Woman accused of helping boyfriend plan murder of his parents sentenced

Posted: Updated:
BRIDGEPORT -

A woman accused of helping her boyfriend plan the murders of his parents and cover up their deaths learned her fate Wednesday.

Jennifer Valiante received a sentence of eight years in prison for hindering prosecution. 

Valiante previously reached a plea deal with the prosecution.

Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin, of Easton, were the parents of Valiante's boyfriend.  They were found shot to death and dumped on a property in Weston three months after their disappearance in August 2015. 

Police say her boyfriend, Kyle Navin, was a drug addict who was about to be cut off financially.

Court documents list text messages between Valiante and Navin showing his plans to kill them. 

Police also found blood in the Bridgeport home the two shared, and say Valiante helped clean up and hide the murders.

Family members of Navin were at the sentencing, but did not address the court. 

Navin took a plea deal during his trial and is currently serving a 55-year sentence in prison.

Valiante's sentence includes time served. She has been in custody since October 2015.

Once out, she will be on probation. If she violates probation, she will have to serve another eight years in prison.

  • Connecticut SlideshowsGalleriesMore>>

  • Your Connecticut 2018 Holiday Photos

    Your Connecticut 2018 Holiday Photos

    Your Connecticut 2017 Holiday PhotosYour Connecticut 2017 Holiday Photos

    Check out all of the photos this holiday season! Send us yours on Instagram or Twitter using #CTHolidays.

    Check out all of the photos this holiday season! Send us yours on Instagram or Twitter using #CTHolidays.

  • Connecticut Birthday Smiles

    Connecticut Birthday Smiles

    Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

  • Gift Guides: Gifts for everyone on your list

    Gift Guides: Gifts for everyone on your list

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 7:37 AM EST2018-12-05 12:37:03 GMT
    From Jack-Jack, of the "Incredibles," to the newest Fingerlings toy, we have a list of the hottest toys for the kids in your list!From Jack-Jack, of the "Incredibles," to the newest Fingerlings toy, we have a list of the hottest toys for the kids in your list!

    We have a list of the best gifts for everyone on your list!

    We have a list of the best gifts for everyone on your list!

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."