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Arson defendant’s statement is admissible (access required)

The totality of the evidence established that an arsonist’s inculpatory statements were knowingly and voluntarily made. Background A jury convicted Nicholas Secret of arson of an occupied dwelling and nine counts of attempted first-degree murder. On appeal, Secret contends the trial court erred in denying his motion to suppress his confession. The confession was given after he ...