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Teen gets life in fire that killed 3 nephews

Jeremy L. Wand, 19, testifies before Judge Thomas Vale during his sentencing hearing Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in Darlington, Wis., on charges that he helped kill his three young nephews in a house fire last year. Vale sentenced Wand to life in prison with eligibility for parole in 34 years. (AP Photos/Dinesh Ramde)

Sharon Wand could barely finish a sentence without breaking down in sobs. The grieving Wisconsin mother was recalling how her three young sons considered their uncle a role model, someone who taught them how to count and ride a bicycle. Then she tearfully asked that uncle, her teenage brother-in-law, how he could kill those boys for $300.

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