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Planned Parenthood arsonist sentenced to 11 years

11:59 AM, Feb. 15, 2013
Francis G. Grady, 50, exits the courtroom in U.S. District Court in Green Bay after his initial appearance on April 4, 2012. Police and federal investigators say Grady, of Grand Chute, was responsible for planting a homemade explosive that ignited a fire Sunday at a Planned Parenthood clinic. He was charged Tuesday in federal court with arson of a building used in interstate commerce and intentionally damaging the property of a facility to provides reproductive health services for firebombing the clinic at 3800 N. Gillett Street. Corey Wilson/Press-Gazette
Francis G. Grady, 50, exits the courtroom in U.S. District Court in Green Bay after his initial appearance on April 4, 2012. Police and federal investigators say Grady, of Grand Chute, was responsible for planting a homemade explosive that ignited a fire Sunday at a Planned Parenthood clinic. He was charged Tuesday in federal court with arson of a building used in interstate commerce and intentionally damaging the property of a facility to provides reproductive health services for firebombing the clinic at 3800 N. Gillett Street. Corey Wilson/Press-Gazette
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The fact that Francis Grady was "an incompetent arsonist" was no reason to give him a light sentence for trying to torch a reproductive health clinic, U.S. District Judge William Griesbach said Thursday.

Griesbach rejected a defense argument for a five-year prison term and instead imposed 11 years, with an additional three years on extended supervision. Grady, 50, received 10 years for arson and one year for causing damage to a property that provides reproductive health services.

The charges involve an April fire at Planned Parenthood, 3800 N. Gillett St., Grand Chute, which sustained ...

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