Pennsylvania Man Sentenced After Arson Caused $2.1 Million in Damages

Uniontown, Pa. (AP) — A mentally disabled western Pennsylvania man has been ordered incarcerated for up 10 years for a setting eight fires that caused $2.1 million in damages.

Twenty-eight-year-old Robert Franklin Ray Jr., of Connellsville, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty but mentally ill for the fires on.

Fayette County Judge John Wagner Jr. acknowledged Ray has an IQ of 54 and ordered him placed in a mental treatment facility.

If Ray is ever released from the treatment facility, he'll be transferred to a state prison to serve the rest of his sentence.

The fires were set in a three-month span in 2005 and 2006 in Fayette County.

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