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Man guilty of torching woman

3 years ago November 07, 2012 Nov 7, 2012 Wednesday, November 07 2012 Wednesday, November 07, 2012 6:29:29 PM CST in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

A man in New York City pleaded guilty to setting an elderly woman on fire inside the elevator of her apartment building. The attack was recorded on a security camera.Jerome Issac agreed to murder, arson and torture charges in the death of Deloris Gillespie in Brooklyn. It was a plea bargain for a 50 year sentence in prison. Issac attacked the woman because he believed she owed him money, so he doused her with gasoline, lit her on fire and tossed a firebomb into the elevator.

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