Brett Seacat listens to his attorneys during his preliminary hearing in Kingman, Kan., Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. Seacat is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Vashti. Seacat, 35, a former Sedgwick County sheriffÕs deputy, also is charged with aggravated arson and two counts of aggravated child endangerment. He made it out of the two-story home with the coupleÕs 2- and 4-year-old sons.
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