FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A Broward County judge will hand down the sentence for the alleged ringleader in the 2009 burning of Michael Brewer on December 20.
The judge set the date Wednesday after denying a motion for the acquittal of Bent. The teen was convicted in June of aggravated battery in the attack on Brewer, who was set on fire by a group of teens when he was 15-years-old.READ MORE: Activists Say Hundreds Of Cuban Protesters Have Been Arrested Since Anti-Regime Demonstrations Broke Out
Brewer survived the attack by jumping into a swimming pool at an apartment complex. Two other teens involved in the attack, Denver Jarvis and Jesus Mendez, are in prison after pleading no contest. Both testified against Bent.READ MORE: Broward County School Board Votes Unanimously To Make Mask Use Mandatory For Start Of School Year
Bent was not convicted of the most serious charge of attempted murder. He faces a maximum of 15 years in prison.MORE NEWS: Teen's Death Investigation Continues After No Hazardous Materials Found In West Park Home
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