Prosecutors are recommending a seven-year prison sentence for a man who had a role in a fire that paralyzed a Detroit firefighter, reports The Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/12qzfJW)
Calvin Jones is returning to Ann Arbor federal court. He struck a plea deal in August, months after an appeals court found problems with Jones’ trial and threw out his conviction and 15-year prison sentence.
Firefighter Brendan Milewski was paralyzed while trying to extinguish the fire at a commercial building in Detroit in 2010. Many other firefighters were injured.
Jones says he filled plastic bottles with gasoline for a co-defendant, Samson Wright. Wright’s 15-year sentence was also thrown out by the appeals court. He could go to trial next year.