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Rochester Area Teen Sentenced In Arson Case

Rochester Area Teen Sentenced In Arson Case

WEBSTER, N.Y. (AP) _ The teenager convicted of setting a fire that killed his father and two brothers inside their suburban Rochester home has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison.

 16-year-old Michael Pilato didn't comment after being sentenced Wednesday in Monroe County Court in Rochester.

A jury convicted Pilato last month of second-degree murder, attempted murder, murder by arson and arson. He set fire to his family's home in the town of Webster in December 2011, killing his 71-year-old father, Carmen, and two brothers, 16-year-old Peter and 12-year-old Josh.

Pilato's mother and 13-year-old sister were injured.

 

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