Sentencing expected for Bathurst man charged with setting devastating downtown fire

A Bathurst man charged in connection with a devastating fire that destroyed part of the city's downtown in 2015 is expected to be sentenced on Thursday.

53 year old Perry Kinsman had originally pleaded not guilty to charges of arson and arson endangering life, but changed his plea to guilty back in February.

Kinsman has been in custody since his arrest in August of 2016.