Sentencing Date Set For Matthew BentA Broward County judge will hand down the sentence for the alleged ringleader in the 2009 burning of Michael Brewer on December 20.
Judge Denies New Trial In Teen Burning CaseA Broward judge has denied a motion for a new trial for Mathew Bent, a Deerfield Beach teen convicted of taking part in the attack on Michael Brewer who was doused alcohol and set on fire.
Judge To Decide If Brewer Burning Suspect Gets New TrialThe case of a South Florida teen convicted in a fiery attack on a middle school classmate went back to court Wednesday where a judge heard arguments about whether a new trial is warranted for the alleged ringleader.
Judge To Decide Next Week If Brewer Burning Suspect Gets New TrialThe case of a South Florida teen convicted in a fiery attack on a middle school classmate went back to court Friday over allegations of juror misconduct and a potential new trial.
Judge: No New Trial In Brewer Burning Case For NowA South Florida teen convicted in a fiery attack on middle school classmate Michael Brewer will not be granted a new trial but it was a bit of a mixed ruling.
Judge Mulls Over New Trial In Brewer Burning CaseA South Florida teen convicted in a fiery attack on middle school classmate Michael Brewer may get a new trial will find out next week if he will get a new trial.
Sentencing Delayed In Brewer Burning CaseThe sentencing of Matthew Bent, the alleged ringleader in the fiery attack on Michael Brewer, has had his sentencing delayed.
Bent Sentencing On Hold After Juror Makes Explosive Racial ClaimsA 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.
Matthew Bent's Lawyer Asks For New Trial Based On Juror MisconductWith a guilty verdict, Michael Brewer's family thought they had final closure in the attempted murder of their son. Matthew Bent was convicted of dousing Brewer with alcohol and setting him on fire two-and-a-half years ago. But now a juror is claiming she was forced to change her verdict.
Jury Convicts Matthew Bent Of Aggravated BatterySeventeen-year-old Matthew Bent has been found guilty of aggravated battery, which was a lesser included offense, for his role in the burning of Michael Brewer in 2009.
Jury Calls It A Day In Teen Burning TrialJury deliberations will continue Tuesday in the trial of 17-year-old Matthew Bent, who is accused of orchestrating the fiery attack on Michael Brewer in 2009.