cbs4 My 33 Header Logo

Rene Betancourt

Source: Miami Police/CBS4) In this sequence of blurry surveillance video images, Rene Betancourt is seen skateboarding near a wall, and then hitting it. The final image shows him lying, unconscious, on the ground after hitting the wall.

Betancourt Injured By Skateboarding Fall, Not Beating

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.

07/20/2012

Rene Betancourt leaves JMH on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 after being nearly beaten to death on July 6. (CBS4)

Beaten Miami Man Released From Hospital

A young South Florida man brutally beaten and left for dead in downtown Miami was released from the hospital Tuesday morning.

CBS4–07/17/2012

(CBS4)

Skateboarding Fundraiser Held For Beaten Miami Man

In the midst of Friday night foot traffic on Miami Beach, longboarders beat the pavement with purpose.

CBS4–07/13/2012

Rene Betancourt is up and walking at Jackson Memorial Hospital. (CBS4)

Miami Beating Victim Up, Walking At JMH

The incredible recovery continues for Rene Betancourt, a 22-year-old college student and skateboarder who was nearly beaten to death the night of July 6. Learn how you can donate to help the uninsured victim.

CBS4–07/13/2012

This hospital photo shows the injuries dealt to Rene Betancourt in a beating Friday July 6th, 2012. (Source: Family Photo)

Inside The Hospital Room Of Badly Beaten Miami Man

A 22-year-old college student and skateboarder who was nearly beaten to death is making a remarkable recovery at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

CBS4–07/10/2012

This hospital photo shows the injuries dealt to Rene Betancourt in a beating Friday July 6th, 2012. (Source: Family Photo)

Miami Beating Victim’s Recovery Surprises Family, Doctors

Miami Police are still looking for the attackers after a man was found brutally beaten and left for dead in Miami. The victim, Rene Betancourt, 22, has improved to good condition and has spoken to detectives about the case.

CBS Miami–07/09/2012

This hospital photo shows the injuries dealt to Rene Betancourt in a beating Friday July 6th, 2012. (Source: Family Photo)

Attackers Beat Man, Family Begs For Info

The family of a man brutally beaten and left for dead in Miami is begging for anyone who knows anything about the attack to come forward, so they can get his attackers off the street.

07/07/2012