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Trial Date Set For Sean Taylor Murder Suspect

A May trial date has been set for man accused of taking part in a 2007 burglary which led to the murder of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor.

02/20/2014

Eric Rivera Jr. in court Tuesday Oct. 29, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Man Convicted In Sean Taylor’s Murder Gets 57.5 Years In Prison

The man convicted in the murder of NFL star Sean Taylor was sentenced Thursday to 57 and a half years in prison.

01/23/2014

Eric Rivera Jr. in court Tuesday Oct. 29, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Eric Rivera, Jr. Convicted Of Murder Of Sean Taylor

After 16 hours of deliberations over four days, the jury in the Sean Taylor murder trial has found Eric Rivera, Jr. guilty of second-degree murder for the death of Sean Taylor.

CBS Miami–11/04/2013

Eric Rivera Jr. in court on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Jurors In Sean Taylor Murder Trial Call It A Weekend

There’s been a slight twist in the Sean Taylor murder case. Friday morning, before jurors returned for its third day of deliberations, it was discovered that a law book was in the jury room.

CBS Miami–11/01/2013

Eric Rivera Jr. in court on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

No Verdict In Day 2 Of Deliberations In Sean Taylor Murder Trial

It’s day two of deliberations in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting former UM star and Washington Redskins play Sean Taylor during a botched robbery in 2007.

CBS Miami–10/31/2013

Eric Rivera Jr. in court on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Jury Done Deliberating In Sean Taylor Murder Trial

The jury in the trial of the man accused of fatally shooting former UM star and Washington Redskins play Sean Taylor finished deliberating for the day.

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

Eric Rivera Jr. in court on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Defendant Takes Stand In Sean Taylor Murder Trial

The man accused of fatally shooting former UM star and Washington Redskins player Sean Taylor during a failed 2007 burglary waived his right to remain silent and took the stand in his own defense Tuesday.

CBS Miami–10/29/2013

Eric Rivera Jr., 23, is accused of shooting Sean Taylor during a botched burglary of his Palmetto Bay home in 2007.  (Source: CBS4)

Prosecution Rests In Sean Taylor Murder Trial

After fewer than five days of testimony, prosecutors rested their case Monday morning against accused killer Eric Rivera as the medical examiner described how a single 9-millimeter slug killed Washington Redskins football star Sean Taylor.

10/28/2013

Eric Rivera Jr. in court. (Source: CBS4)

Detective: Sean Taylor’s Killer Confessed

The man accused of firing the deadly shot which claimed the life of Washington Redskins star Safety Sean Taylor reportedly confessed to police.

10/24/2013

Eric Rivera Jr. in court. (Source: CBS4)

Jurors In Sean Taylor Murder Trial Hear Letter From Alleged Killer

During day three in the murder trial against Eric Rivera, the man accused of killing famed football player Sean Taylor, jurors got to hear the contents of a letter written by Rivera in which he asks his cousin to tell a witness to lie to police.

10/23/2013

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