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Man Admits Arson Spree

Thursday January 2 2014




A 22-YEAR-OLD man has admitted nine charges of arson with intent to endanger life.

Brett Dungworth, 22, of Bushfield Road, Wath, started a series of fires in the town.

Dungworth set alight wheelie bins and vehicles that caused damage to houses in an arson spree in June.

One of the houses on Stump Cross Road suffered charring all the way up its brickwork.

Separate fires were also started on Winfield Road and Saville Road.

Dungworth pleaded guilty at Sheffield Crown Court last week. He will be sentenced there on February 3, 2014.

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Reply Posted by lauren on Thursday January 2 2014 at 13:56
He's lucky he didn't kill any one hope he's get a proper punishment n not just a slap on wrist he might actually learn some thing if he's properly punished

Reply Posted by dawn on Thursday January 2 2014 at 16:39
He deserves all he gets O.A.Ps live where he torched the bins hes an arsehole and deserves locking up and that wont teach him hes already on remand thinks hes the big man...not

Reply Posted by Kfc on Thursday January 2 2014 at 18:11
The guy has serious issues. He is a danger to everyone in the country. He needs sectioning and the help he needs.

If the court gets this wrong he will be back in the news for all the, wrong reasons the bells are ringing.


Reply Posted by Tony on Thursday January 2 2014 at 19:13
#kfc . At last. Someone with sense, what a breath of fresh air !
This guyy is a danger and if he's sent to prison he will eventually be released, having had no treatment & therapy and start his antics again. He needs detaining in a secure hospital where his root problems can be sought out and hopefully some help given. If hge is not fit to be released, the doctors wont sanction it, the prison regime would not benefit this young man at all.

Reply Posted by .......... on Saturday January 4 2014 at 03:20
I know Brett. I went to school with him and he was never this bad not even a couple of years ago. Something has got t have trigged in his head t do it. He isn't all bad. Yeah it's stupid what he's done but he really can b different!!!!