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UPDATE: G'ville police chief says 2 town officers took man into custody w/o incident in wooded area off Sunyside Rd., which runs parallel to Mohawk river. Guy appears to be physically OK. He'll undergo mental health evaluation at Ellis Hospital. 
Asst Sch'dy Fire chief says man who got stuck while walking on ice on the Mohawk River was taken into custody by Glenville authorities. Details to follow.
Judge sentences Andrell Leppanen, 31, to max sentence -25 years to life -for dousing & setting stepfather on fire.
Andrell Lepannen, Sch'dy man convicted of setting stepfather on fire, opts not to address court before sentencing.
Public Defender says Andrell Leppanen didn't get help he needed for his mental health problems.
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