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Brothers face arraignment in deadly Argyle fire

DARLINGTON (WKOW) -- Two brothers accused in a deadly house fire will be arraigned on multiple charges Wednesday.

Armin Wand III, 33, and his brother Jeremy Wand, 18, are charged with four counts of First Degree Intentional Homicide, Attempted Homicide and Arson. Prosecutors say Armin planned to kill his family to collect insurance money because he was tired of their financial problems. Police say he got his brother to help set a fire at his home in Argyle.

The fire killed Wand's three sons, Allen, Jeffrey and Joseph. His wife Sharon, who was four months pregnant at the time, was severely injured and she lost her baby. Their 2-year-old daughter Jessica survived, but police say Armin tried to put her back in the burning house. He's charged with an additional count of Attempted Homicide for that.

Armin and Jeremy Wand's arraignments are scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

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