Architect Gerhard Becker Gets Lenient Sentence In Firefighter's Death
Photo by Ted Soqui
Architect Gerhard Becker pleaded no contest this morning to involuntary manslaughter in the death of firefighter Glenn Allen, who died on Feb. 16, 2011, trying to extinguish a blaze at Becker's home.
"I understand somebody died, who was trying to save my house. I really appreciate that," he said. "But to say I was willingly building a trap in my house -- it's disgusting."
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