Firefighting News: Resentencing Delayed for Man Convicted in Death of Detroit Firefighter

A Detroit judge said he will have to wait until January to resentence the man convicted of murder and arson in connection with the 2008 fire that killed Detroit firefighter Walter Harris, reports The Detroit Free Press. Fire trucks and Detroit firefighters lined St. Antoine Street outside Third Circuit Court today. And more than 20 firefighters surrounded Harris' widow, Syri Harris, and son, Patrick Harris, as Judge Michael Callahan adjourned a hearing to reconsider sentencing for Mario Willis. He scheduled the re-sentencing for Jan. 24. Callahan rescheduled the hearing after Willis showed up to the hearing from prison without a lawyer. He told the judge he had the money to retain a law...

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