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Baltimore man who dumped boiling water on roommate gets 25 years
Baltimore man who dumped boiling water on roommate gets 25 years

A Baltimore man with two prior convictions for attempted murder was sentenced to a mandatory 25 years in prison without parole for throwing a pot of boiling water on his roommate at a halfway house. Donte Frye, 39, was convicted by a jury in June on charges of first-degree assault and reckless endangerment related to the attack April 11, 2013. Prosecutors had alleged that Frye, who they said mistakenly believed his roommate had eaten his breakfast sausage, lured the victim to the top of the basement stairs of the home, then tossed a pot of boiling water at him. The victim fell down the stairs and struck his head on a door, and prosecutors said he endured "months" of...

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