Young Appears In Court For Status Conference

BUTLER, Pa.-Accused area arsonist Jonathan Young appeared in Butler County Court Monday to receive documentation of his case status.

Assistant District Attorney Benjamin A. Simon told WNYNewsNow Young will appear in court at a later date to address his lawyer’s Motions of Insanity Defense and Evidence Of Illness.

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Young appeared healthy physically while supporting a thicker yet well-kept beard. Members of the defendant’s family showed their support in the courtroom.

Young, in turn, smiled and made gestures towards his loved one, mouthing he was “okay”.

Young also mouthed to our crews he was being well fed in county prison. He added he was “doing well.”

WNYNewsNow will continue its coverage of Jonathan Young’s court case.