POSTED: Monday, January 10, 2011 - 8:56am
UPDATED: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 11:53am
9:20 A.M. Update: Jason Bourque and Daniel McAllister were sentenced Monday morning in Judge Kennedy's 114th Court for several charges on arson and attempted arson dating back to the beginning of 2010.
Both defendants pleaded guilty in December 2010.
In the cases involving Jason Bourque, the State of Texas, honored the guilty plea, and sentenced Bourque to 5 life sentences and two 20 year sentences for his role in burning down East Texas churches.
In the cases involving Daniel McAllister, the State of Texas, honored the guilty plea, and sentenced McAllister to 2 life sentences and two 20 year sentences for his role in burning down East Texas churches.
Both defendants gave up their right to appeal their sentencing at this time.
KETK will have more on this story on East Texas Live.
Jessica Wilson/ KETKnbc.com
TYLER - East Texas church arsonist Jason Bourque and Daniel McAllister pleaded guilty in December to a string of church arsons.
The two face sentencing today in Smith County's 114th District Court.
We have a crew in the courtroom and will bring you more information as we get it in.