50 Years in Prison for Man Who Set Senior Citizen on Fire Inside Elevator

November 8, 2012 Updated Nov 8, 2012 at 1:04 PM EDT

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50 Years in Prison for Man Who Set Senior Citizen on Fire Inside Elevator

November 8, 2012 Updated Nov 8, 2012 at 1:04 PM EDT

A long sentence for a horrific crime.

According to a report from the New York Daily News, a 48-year-old New York man was sentenced Wednesday to a minimum of 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges that he killed a 71-year-old woman by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire inside an elevator last year.

Read the New York Daily News report HERE.