Maximum sentence handed down to businessman accused of trying to kill brother-in-law
His victim asked for "the max."
And that's just what a Niagara County Court judge handed down to Timothy Depetris.
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Depetris sentenced to 25 years
Timothy Depetris was sentenced to 25 years in prison Monday morning.
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- Judge refuses to allow Timothy Depetris to reverse plea deal Timothy Depetris will not get another day in court, other than his sentencing for pleading guilty to the attempted murder of his brother-in-law.
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