Judge Orders Burned Teen To "Write" His Wrongs A drug court judge in Palm Beach County wants Michael Brewer to right his wrongs – in writing. The Deerfield Beach teen, who made headline when he was set on fire by his classmates in 2009, was arrested last March on drug charges.
Judge Denies New Trial In Teen Burning CaseA Broward judge has denied a motion for a new trial for Mathew Bent, a Deerfield Beach teen convicted of taking part in the attack on Michael Brewer who was doused alcohol and set on fire.
Judge To Decide If Brewer Burning Suspect Gets New TrialThe case of a South Florida teen convicted in a fiery attack on a middle school classmate went back to court Wednesday where a judge heard arguments about whether a new trial is warranted for the alleged ringleader.
Judge To Decide Next Week If Brewer Burning Suspect Gets New TrialThe case of a South Florida teen convicted in a fiery attack on a middle school classmate went back to court Friday over allegations of juror misconduct and a potential new trial.
Judge: No New Trial In Brewer Burning Case For NowA South Florida teen convicted in a fiery attack on middle school classmate Michael Brewer will not be granted a new trial but it was a bit of a mixed ruling.
Judge Mulls Over New Trial In Brewer Burning CaseA South Florida teen convicted in a fiery attack on middle school classmate Michael Brewer may get a new trial will find out next week if he will get a new trial.
Sentencing Delayed In Brewer Burning CaseThe sentencing of Matthew Bent, the alleged ringleader in the fiery attack on Michael Brewer, has had his sentencing delayed.
Judge In Burned Teen Trial Recuses Himself From CaseThe judge who presided over the trial of Matthew Bent, the Deerfield Beach teen convicted of taking part in the fiery attack on Michael Brewer, has stepped aside from the case.
Matthew Bent's Lawyer Asks For New Trial Based On Juror MisconductWith a guilty verdict, Michael Brewer's family thought they had final closure in the attempted murder of their son. Matthew Bent was convicted of dousing Brewer with alcohol and setting him on fire two-and-a-half years ago. But now a juror is claiming she was forced to change her verdict.
Jury Convicts Matthew Bent Of Aggravated BatterySeventeen-year-old Matthew Bent has been found guilty of aggravated battery, which was a lesser included offense, for his role in the burning of Michael Brewer in 2009.
Jury Calls It A Day In Teen Burning TrialJury deliberations will continue Tuesday in the trial of 17-year-old Matthew Bent, who is accused of orchestrating the fiery attack on Michael Brewer in 2009.
Broken A/C Delays Teen Burning TrialThe heat was definitely on in the Broward County Courthouse Friday afternoon and it caused a delay in the attempted murder trial of Matthew Bent.