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Horace Sinclair Thompson, Jr. sentenced to five years in prison

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WJLA) - A man accused of firebombing a sandwich shop in Lorton was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday.

Horace Sinclair Thompson, Jr., 25, was found guilty of pouring gasoline inside a Lorton sandwich shop and igniting it with a lighter. The act caused a massive fireball that destroyed the store and burned its owner. Thompson was also burned. He was arrested after he was treated for his injuries.

The incident happened in February.

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