Far below guidelines, 10 years in prison for man who set deadly Lake Street pawnshop fire during unrest

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Montez T. Lee Jr., 26, was sentenced to 10 years in prison last week. He pleaded guilty to arson in connection with a fire that engulfed a Minneapolis pawnshop. The fire came three days after George Floyd was killed while in police custody. The remains of Oscar Lee Stewart Jr. were recovered from the rubble nearly two months later.
4 months ago·Minneapolis, United States

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Far below guidelines, 10 years in prison for man who set deadly Lake Street pawnshop fire during unrest

The federal judge's sentencing of 26-year-old Montez Lee Jr. came after the prosecutor saw the defendant as a protester, not a rioter.

4 months ago·Minneapolis, United States
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