A New Jersey man who was found guilty of brutally murdering two children, seven and 11, and a 23-year-old family friend after becoming furious over a Facebook post has been sentenced to 375 years in prison.
On Friday, Jeremy Arrington, 31, was given three consecutive life sentences for the frenzied killings of Ariel Little Whitehurst, seven, her 11-year-old brother Al-Jahon Whitehurst, and family friend who was visiting, Syasia McBurroughs, 23.
On 5 November 2016, Arrington tied up nine people in an apartment in Hedden Terrace, Newark, New Jersey, torturing and mutilating them for an hour-and-a-half after he broke into the home with a loaded firearm.
He launched the savage attack in broad daylight at the Whitehurst residence with kitchen knives and his gun after becoming angry at the mother of slain children Ariel and Al-Jahon, who commented on a Facebook post about him being wanted by the police.
The 31-year-old murderer had been a suspect in a shooting and sexual assault case prior…