TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Topeka man pleaded no contest Thursday to setting fire to his home.
Shawnee County Court records show Brett Hedrick was convicted of arson - property damage. In exchange for his plea, four other counts were dropped, including a second arson charge, insurance fraud and filing a false report.
Hedrick and his wife, Jammie, were both charged in May for an October 2010 fire at their then-home on Southeast Rice Road.
Jammie Hedrick has a plea hearing set for August 21st. Brett Hedrick will be sentenced September 12th.