Young multiple murderer could be paroled

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - March 22, 2014

Donald Lee Torres was 14 years old when he set a fire in 1989 that killed a man, his wife and their two young children at a Middletown home.

The News Journal of Wilmington reports that on Friday, a judge gave Torres a reduced sentence of 110 years. He had initially received eight consecutive life terms.

Torres is also now subject to a new law that was passed after the Supreme Court made it illegal for a minor to receive an automatic life sentence. He's eligible to have his sentence reviewed and reduced after serving 30 years. That means he'll be back before a judge in 2019 and could be paroled.

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