Matthew Adkins, 17, pleaded guilty but mentally ill in November to the 2015 burglary and arson of three houses, including his own, which he set fire to while his parents and a sister were inside. He was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison after York County prosecutors argued he could not control his behavior and said he is a threat to the public. Andrew Dys adys@heraldonline.com
Matthew Adkins, 17, pleaded guilty but mentally ill in November to the 2015 burglary and arson of three houses, including his own, which he set fire to while his parents and a sister were inside. He was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison after York County prosecutors argued he could not control his behavior and said he is a threat to the public. Andrew Dys adys@heraldonline.com

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January 12, 2017 2:53 PM

Clover teen apologizes, sentenced to prison, mental health treatment in arson spree

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