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Jeremy Wand wants to withdraw guilty plea
Hearing scheduled for Aug. 22
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DARLINGTON — Jeremy Wand's attorney has filed a motion to withdraw his guilty plea on three first-degree intentional homicide charges.

As a result, Wand's scheduled sentencing hearing in Lafayette County Circuit Court this morning has been delayed.

Jeremy Wand said in court that he was not "all on board" with pleading guilty to the charges when he pleaded guilty June 12.

Wand, 18, pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree intentional homicide, one count of felony murder, one count of attempted first-degree intentional homicide and one count of arson.

A hearing on Wand's motion is scheduled for Aug. 22 at 10 a.m. If Green County Circuit Judge Thomas Vale rules against Wand's motion, the sentencing would be rescheduled for Aug. 22 at 1 p.m.

The charges are in connection with the Sept. 7 Argyle house fire that killed his three nephews — Allen, 7, Jeffery, 5, and Joseph, 3 — and injured his niece, Jessica, 2, and sister-in-law, Sharon.

Wand's brother, Armin III, Sharon's husband at the time of the fire and the father of the children, is serving life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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