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Man who bombed LDS meetinghouse paroled

Twenty-five years after one of the most infamous standoffs in Utah history, the man responsible for that event will be released from prison.

The Utah State Board of Pardons and Parole announced Tuesday that Addam Swapp, 52, will be paroled from prison on July 9.

Swapp has spent the last 2 ½ decades behind bars for his roles in the Jan. 16, 1988, bombing of a stake center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Marion, Summit County, and the shooting death of Utah Department of Corrections Lt. Fred House.

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