Lindenhurst man sentenced to up to 40 years behind bars for burning women with clothing iron

Jonathan Wright was convicted of assault and other charges over a 2021 attack at a Ronkonkoma hotel.

News 12 Staff

May 7, 2024, 9:16 PM

Updated 12 days ago

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A Lindenhurst man was sentenced Tuesday to up to 40 years in prison for burning two women with a clothing iron.
Jonathan Wright was convicted of assault and other charges over a 2021 attack at a Ronkonkoma hotel.
Prosecutors say Wright forced the victims to strip naked before tying them up and burning them over the course of several hours.
They also say Wright refused to let the women leave to get help for weeks.


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