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Dickinson church arsonist sentenced to 6 years

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A judge sentenced a 21-year-old Dickinson man who set fire to a church to six years in prison during a hearing at the Stark County Courthouse Tuesday.


Joshua Whitworth was charged with burglary, theft of property and arson after breaking into the Church of Christ in Dickinson, stealing $130 and starting a fire to destroy evidence in December, according to a criminal complaint.

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