Fire News: Arsonist Gets 35 Years for Fatal Cleveland Fire

06/21/2014
Convicted arsonist Antun Lewis, 30, was sentenced to 35 years in prison for setting a house fire that killed nine people, including a woman and eight children, reports USA Today. It was the deadliest fire in Cleveland's history. The prosecutors and the the victims' families had asked for life in prison. Lewis was found guilty twice by federal juries. There was powerful and graphic testimony from Battallion Fire Chief Patrick Mangan who described the sights, sounds and smells of the deadly inferno. In that house fire, killed were: Fakih Jones, age 7; Malee'ya Williams, age 12; Shauntavia Mitchell, age 12; Earnest Tate, Jr., age 13; Miles Golden Cockfield, age 13; Antwon Jackson, Jr., age ...

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