The house in Churchill St ablaze in Feburary.
The house in Churchill St ablaze in Feburary. Contributed

Three men plead guilty to firebombing M'boro house

THREE men charged with throwing Molotov cocktails at a Maryborough home, breaking into the house and threatening a man with a knife on or about February 25, have pleaded guilty.

A fourth man, 24-year-old Luke Francis Whalley, will go to trial next month after pleading not guilty to the same charges.

William George Grimes, 24, Xaen Lock, 23, and Michael James Taylor, 21, all pleaded guilty in Maryborough Distrcit Court to several charges including attempted arson, wilful damage, threatening violence and burglary.

Taylor also pleaded guilty to one charge of arson.

All three will remain in custody to await their sentencing in the Maryborough District Court on Friday.

Whalley has been granted bail.



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