By Phyllis Swebilius
MILFORD >> Edward Minerly Jr., 52, was sentenced to five years for a 2013 arson in Derby, but ended up in the hospital instead of prison.
“Mr. Minerly took ill,” Superior Court Judge Frank Iannotti told the prosecutor and defense attorney.
It was unclear why Minerly was in the building Tuesday morning. He was not required in court for a previously imposed “stay” on his sentence that was being lifted.
He was free on $100,000 bond and awaiting federal sentencing.
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