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Prosecutors want 89-year sentence in firefighters' deaths


September 20, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors are requesting an 89-year prison term for a woman who set fire to a nail salon resulting in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters.

Forty-six-year-old Thu Hong Nguyen is scheduled to be sentenced Friday. She was convicted in July of six counts including second-degree murder, arson and assault.

Firefighters Larry Leggio and John Mesh died when a wall collapsed on them as they fought the fire in October 2015. Two other firefighters were seriously wounded.

The Kansas City Star reports that prosecutors are asking the judge to make Nguyen serve consecuti...

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