Teen arsonist sentenced to three years in prison

Cory Marson-Wood.
Cory Marson-Wood. Photo credit: Newshub.

A teenage arsonist has been sentenced to three years behind bars.

Cory Marson-Wood lit fires across Piha in west Auckland and caused major damage in May 2017.

A takeaway shop was destroyed in the arson attacks.
A takeaway shop was destroyed in the arson attacks. Photo credit: Newshub.

The arsonist admitted to being under the influence of cannabis when lighting the fires.

He was sentenced on Friday morning at the Auckland High Court.

Newshub.