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.


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County, City Spar Over Coral Gate Wall

Most homeowners would be upset if the City put a 10-foot concrete wall right through their backyard, but David Graydon and others who live in Miami’s Coral Gate neighborhood pushed to have a wall like that, built last summer.