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Michael Brewer Burning

Matthew Bent in court on the first day of jury selection in the Michael Brewer burning case on June 11, 2012. (CBS4)

Teen Sentenced To 11 Years In Prison In Brewer Burning Case

Eighteen-year-old Matthew Bent will spend the next 11 years in a Florida prison for the 2009 burning of Michael Brewer.

CBS4–12/20/2012

Matthew Bent in court on the first day of jury selection in the Michael Brewer burning case on June 11, 2012. (CBS4)

Sentencing Date Set For Matthew Bent

A Broward County judge will hand down the sentence for the alleged ringleader in the 2009 burning of Michael Brewer on December 20.

CBS Miami–12/06/2012

(Source: CBS4) Karen Bates-McCord, a juror in the Matthew Bent who claims her verdict was pressured by fellow jurors, even though she told the court it was her own.

Bent Sentencing On Hold After Juror Makes Explosive Racial Claims

A juror in the Matthew Bent trial who voted to convict him of the burning of Michael Brewer took the stand Friday and told the judge she was pressured by racial threats into voting to convict.

CBS Miami–07/06/2012

(Source: CBS4) Matthew Bent in court.

Jury Selection To Begin Over Michael Brewer Burning

It’s been more than 18 months since Deerfield Beach teenager Michael Brewer was set on fire at an apartment complex. This week, jury selection will begin for the only alleged attacker who hasn’t taken a plea bargain, Matthew Bent, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

CBS4–05/28/2012

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