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Sentencing set again for man convicted of setting Cleveland's deadliest fire

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Antun Lewis scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday. Antun Lewis scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday.
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Sentencing is scheduled for Tuesday for the man convicted of setting Cleveland's deadliest arson in Cleveland history.

Judge Solomon Oliver denied the defense motions for new trial and for acquittal for Antun Lewis.

Lewis set a fire at a home on E. 87th Street on May 21, 2005. One woman and eight children were killed. The kids were at a birthday sleepover.

The victims were Media Carter, 33, Antwon Jackson, 14, Devonte Carter, 15, Moses Williams Jr. ,14, Maleeya Williams, 12, Ernest Tate Jr., 13, Miles Cockfield, 13, Fakih Jones, 7, and Shauntavia Mitchell, 12.

Lewis was arrested days later. 

The 29-year old was convicted of these same charges in two other trials but both convictions were thrown out.
 
This was his third attempt at a new trial. 

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