Maryland Man Sentenced for Burning His Home

August 4, 2010

A U.S. District Court judge has sentenced a Maryland man to 20 years in prison for setting fire to his home in 2008.

Fifty-seven-year-old Scott Wilson was sentenced on Friday. He was also ordered to pay nearly $150,000 in restitution to an insurance company.

According to his guilty plea, on Oct. 31, 2008, Wilson set fire to his home on Mink Hollow Road. Prosecutors say Wilson also had a business in his home.

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