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Salina Man Who Escaped Seeks To Withdraw Plea In Child's Death

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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Friday, March 8, 2013

A Salina man who briefly escaped from jail says he wants to withdraw his no contest plea in the death of his girlfriend's son.

Twenty-nine-year-old Antonio M. Brown Sr. was to be sentenced Thursday for the death of 14-month-old Clayden Lee Urbanek in October 2011. The original sentencing for first-degree murder and child abuse was delayed after Brown escaped from the Saline County jail in February. He turned himself in two days later in Wichita.

The Salina Journal reports Brown's attorney said his client wanted to withdraw his plea. His attorneys had already filed a motion seeking to withdraw as Brown's counsel.

The toddler's mother, Brittney N. Betzold, is serving 13 years and one month for second-degree murder and one count of child abuse in her son's death.


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