Brett Seacat enters a Kingman County courtroom in Kingman, Kan. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011for his preliminary hearing. Seacat is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Vashti. Seacat, 35, a former Sedgwick County sheriff's 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 couple's 2- and 4-year-old sons.
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