Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Plea Agreement in Arson that Killed Two Memphis Firemen

Posted By on Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 4:00 AM

Anthony Paul Shaw of Memphis pled guilty to federal charges of starting a fire at a Family Dollar Store in 2003 that killed two Memphis firemen.

The U.S. Attorney's office announced the plea Wednesday. Shaw agreed to a sentence of 50 years in prison pending approval of the judge in the case, Samuel H. Mays.

The fire at the Family Dollar Store at 3732 North Watkins on June 15, 2003 took the lives of Lt. Trent Kirk and Pvt. Charles Zachary and injured Pvt. Tim Scott.

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