Criminal Justice

Man Gets 8 Years for Setting Fire to Montana Law Office


A man who said he had been hired by a lawyer’s wife to kill her husband but couldn’t bring himself to do it and instead torched the attorney’s Montana law office has been sentenced.

Frank Wayne Campbell, 43, was given eight years and four months by a federal court in Missoula, reports KBZK.

The Sept. 11, 2008 fire shut down both the unidentified Bozeman law firm and gift store in the same building with extensive damage.

Campbell pleaded guilty to arson affecting interstate commerce and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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