Man set on fire by teens has ‘no family’ to mourn him

Man set on fire by teens has ‘no family’ to mourn him

[Ed. – Murdering for kicks — the new teen pastime.]

Officials from the Monroe County District Attorney’s office announced elevated charges for two teens arrested in a fatal arson case on Lyell Avenue.

Police say 53-year-old Steven Amenhauser was “intentionally” set on fire last Friday in his Lyell Avenue apartment. He was being treated at University of Rochester Medical Center’s Kessler Burn & Trauma Center — with second and third degree burns over 70% of his body — before ultimately succumbing to his injuries early Tuesday morning.

As a result, 16-year-old Zayvion Perry and a 14-year-old Adriel Riley Jr., both from Rochester, were arrested and charged with arson and assault in connection to the incident. They are now charged with second degree murder.

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RPD Capt. Frank Umbrino said Amenhouser left his apartment to go to a nearby store before the incident occurred.

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