Three men have been sentenced at Hull Crown Court after the fire-bombing at Grimsby Islamic Cultural Centre on 26 May 2013. Daniel Cressey, 25, from New Holland was on trial for four days at Grimsby Crown court after he was charged with one count of arson with intent to endanger life. Today he was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment.
Stuart Harness, who is 34, and 37-year-old Gavin Humphries both of Dixon Avenue, Grimsby, were arrested on 26 May and both charged with one count of Arson with intent to endanger life. They appeared at Grimsby Crown Court on 28 May and pleaded guilty. They were both remanded in custody until the conclusion of the trial of Daniel Cressey. Today Harness and Humphries were sentenced to 6 years each. The Judge told them to expect to spend 3 years in custody and the remainder on licence.