Justice has been served to a man that made up a hate crime after HE burned a church down and tried blaming it on Trump supporters
A member of an African American church in Mississippi has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for burning the church, which was also spray painted with “Vote Trump” a week before the 2016 presidential election.
WLBT-TV reports 47-year-old Andrew McClinton was sentenced Thursday in Greenville. Circuit Judge Margaret Carey-McCray also gave him 10 years of supervised release after the 10 in prison. McClinton pleaded guilty to arson on March 28.
Investigators said McClinton belonged to the church that was vandalized and burned, Hopewell Missionary Baptist in Greenville.