A Calvert City Kentucky man faces life in prison for assaulting a disabled veteran

He was found Guilty of a 2017 arson and assault case. The man was identified as Mark Smith. He was found guilty of first degree arson and assault charges. The charges date back to January 2017, when he servely beat and assaulted a disabled veteran. He then set his home on fire. Police found 63 year-old Edward Harris severely beaten. Smith was taken into custody the following month. Sentencing is scheduled for Friday.

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