3 to be sentenced in failed Ohio bridge bomb plot

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — It's decision day in the sentencing of three men who pleaded guilty in the unsuccessful plot to bomb a highway bridge in Ohio.

Federal Judge David Dowd in Akron will handle the sentences Tuesday morning. The three are Douglas Wright of Indianapolis, Brandon Baxter of Lakewood and Connor Stevens of Berea (buh-REE'-uh).

Wright, the alleged ring leader, could face more than 30 years in prison. Guidelines call for shorter sentences for the other two men.

A fourth defendant will be sentenced on Wednesday and a fifth is undergoing a psychiatric exam.

The defense says the defendants were coached by an FBI informant.

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