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Suspect in 'Breaking Bad' murder takes plea deal

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Jason Hart took a plea deal Monday morning that will likely land him a little over 14 years in prison for the murder of Regan Jolley Jason Hart took a plea deal Monday morning that will likely land him a little over 14 years in prison for the murder of Regan Jolley
SPOKANE, Wash. - The man arrested for a murder that made national headlines pleaded guilty to 2nd Degree Murder on Monday morning. 

Jason M. Hart took a plea deal with will put him behind bars for a little over 14 years for the murder of Regan Jolley in 2013. Detectives say Hart killed Jolley by strangling her and trying to dispose of her body in a tub of acid, much like a character in the television show Breaking Bad tried to do. 

After Hart's arrest last June, KHQ spoke with his estranged wife, Jessica who said she had moved out six months prior to Hart's arrest due to his ongoing problems with substance abuse and his struggles with PTSD. 

Doctors diagnosed Hart, an Iraq Veteran, with 100% service connected PTSD.

Regan Jolley's family was not present in the courtroom on Monday. Hart is scheduled to be sentenced on Halloween. 

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