Kansas soldier to be sentenced in explosives, napalm case


The sentencing of a U.S. Army soldier whose two convictions for providing information on how to manufacture an explosive device and napalm has been postponed to mid-July, U.S. District Court records show.

Jarrett William Smith, 24, had been scheduled to be sentenced on June 8, but that was re-scheduled to July 15 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, which started in March and is ongoing.

Smith had provided instruction to make an improvised explosive device and a recipe to make napalm, court records said. On February 10, 2020, Smith pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing explosives information, court records said. Each count would carry a penalty of no more than 20 years apiece in prison.

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Source: 13WIBW