Brett T. Seacat, left, sits emotionless at the defense table next to his lawyer Roger Falk after the verdict was read in the State v. Brett T. Seacat trial on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Kingman, Kan. Seacat was convicted with first-degree murder and aggravated arson in the shooting death of his wife, 34-year-old Vashti Seacat and also convicted on two counts of child endangerment. (AP Photo/The Hutchinson News, Travis Morisse, Pool)
Brett T. Seacat, left, sits emotionless at the defense table next to his lawyer Roger Falk after the verdict was read in the State v. Brett T. Seacat trial on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Kingman, Kan. Seacat was convicted with first-degree murder and aggravated arson in the shooting death of his wife, 34-year-old Vashti Seacat and also convicted on two counts of child endangerment. (AP Photo/The Hutchinson News, Travis Morisse, Pool) AP
Brett T. Seacat, left, sits emotionless at the defense table next to his lawyer Roger Falk after the verdict was read in the State v. Brett T. Seacat trial on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Kingman, Kan. Seacat was convicted with first-degree murder and aggravated arson in the shooting death of his wife, 34-year-old Vashti Seacat and also convicted on two counts of child endangerment. (AP Photo/The Hutchinson News, Travis Morisse, Pool) AP

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