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Independence couple pleads guilty to burning down home

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INDEPENDENCE (KWWL) -

Two people who burned down their Iowa home for insurance purposes enter guilty pleas in court.  31-year-old Brandon Dorsey and 28-year-old Jessi Dorsey pleading guilty to arson charges.

It was determined their Independence home was intentionally set on fire in September of 2014.  A fundraising account was setup for the family after the fire.  The two now have to pay back $40,000 in restitution fees.

Their sentencing is set for February 14, 2017.

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