Sentencing planned today for man convicted of burning woman alive

2013-07-15T09:47:00Z Sentencing planned today for man convicted of burning woman alivePatrick McNamara Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

A Tucson man convicted of first-degree murder for burning a woman alive faces sentencing today.

Anthony Lewis was convicted of the first-degree murder of Angela Hudson, 44, in June.

Lewis, who defense attorneys argued could not have committed a premeditated murder because of his developmental disability, was an acquaintance of the victim.

He was convicted of confronting Hudson at her home in 2008 where he threw gasoline on her and lit her body on fire.

Hudson died five months later of organ failure after suffering third-degree burns to much of her upper body and head.

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