The story stunned South Florida for its brutality. Rene Betancourt, found in his car beaten so badly doctors were not sure he would live, taken to the hospital by his family who begged for help in finding his attackers. But as CBS4 learned on Friday, there were no attackers and there was no beating.
A young South Florida man brutally beaten and left for dead in downtown Miami was released from the hospital Tuesday morning.
In the midst of Friday night foot traffic on Miami Beach, longboarders beat the pavement with purpose.