Dolly Y. Parks

Dolly Yvonne Parks (b. August 27, 1970) is a murderer.

On November 25, 1997, Parks beat and strangled her estranged husband's girlfriend, 25-year-old Gwendolyn T. Jackson, at her townhouse at 4559 Southland Avenue in the Lincolnia area of Alexandria.[1] Jackson was 8½ months pregnant.

Parks was convicted of Jackson's murder on December 17, 1998.[2] Judge Robert W. Wooldridge, Jr. sentenced Parks to 25 years in prison on February 12, 1999.[1]

Parks is currently imprisoned at the Fluvanna Correctional Center, and scheduled to be released on August 12, 2020, just short of her 50th birthday.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Jackman, Tom. "Wife Gets 25 Years for Killing Girlfriend." The Washington Post: 0. Feb 13 1999. ProQuest. Web. 10 Nov. 2014.
  2. Jackman, Tom. "Estranged Wife Guilty of Killing Pregnant Girlfriend in Lincolnia." The Washington Post: C07. Dec 18 1998. ProQuest. Web. 11 Feb. 2017.