Schenectady arson suspect gets additional time to prepare for trial
ALBANY, N.Y. -- A high
profile Schenectady arson case is getting some extra time.
Robert Butler was
charged in a federal complaint with setting the May 2 fire that killed
33-year-old David Terry, 3-year-old Layah Terry, 2-year-old Michael Terry, and
11-month-old Donavan Duell. Five-years-old Safyre Terry was also badly
burned and remained in critical condition for a number of days following the
According to court documents,
the defense was granted 45 additional days to prepare its case.
Prosecutors say Butler
used gasoline to start the fire at 438 Hulett Street.