Former Nike Executive Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder

, Posted: Thu, October 25 2012 at 8:16 AM, Updated: Thu, October 25 2012 at 8:18 AM

A former Nike executive has plead guilty to attempted aggravated murder.

37 year-old James Speidel went before a circuit judge on Wednesday, accused of trying to kill his wife and four children with a natural gas leak back in April.

Speidels wife and children were able to make it out of the house unharmed.

In a plea agreement, Speidel plead guilty to 5 of the 9 counts of attempted aggravated murder.

He was sentenced to 20 years behind bars.

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