Kansas man guilty in wife’s death, son’s injury

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – A Kansas man has been convicted of killing his wife and injuring his son in a house fire in October 2011.

Twenty-six-year-old Brett Bollinger of Fort Scott was found guilty Wednesday in Bourbon County of felony murder, aggravated arson and aggravated child endangerment.

His wife, Brenna Nicole Bollinger, was found dead after a fire at the couple’s home on Oct. 13, 2011. Their 2-year-old son, Bryson Bollinger, was hospitalized for treatment of burns for about a month after the fire. Bollinger also suffered serious burns in the fire.

Sentencing was scheduled for Nov. 22.

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