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Independence couple sentenced for intentionally burning down home

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INDEPENDENCE (KWWL) -

A couple who burned down their home for insurance purposes are sentenced.  32-year-old Brandon Dorsey and his wife, 28-year-old Jessi, pleaded 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.

Brandon was sentenced to up to ten years in prison.  Jessi was given probation.

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