Man sentenced for Thornton condo fire

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An Adams County judge sentenced a man late last month to 160 years in prison for multiple counts of attempted first-degree murder and arson in the fire that destroyed a Thornton condominium complex last March.

Martin Castruita Espinoza, 22, received the sentence after starting a fire March 6 that engulfed the Corona Village Condominium complex at 8760 Corona St., destroying 18 condominiums in two buildings. Though there were no deaths, two residents and two firefighters were injured in the fire, and a number of residents lost their pets. 

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