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.
Judge In Burned Teen Trial Recuses Himself From CaseThe judge who presided over the trial of Matthew Bent, the Deerfield Beach teen convicted of taking part in the fiery attack on Michael Brewer, has stepped aside from the case.
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.
Family Of Michael Brewer Thankful Ordeal Is Over The family of Michael Brewer, the Deerfield Beach teen who was doused with alcohol and set on fire in 2009, say they are relieved this very painful part of their lives is over.
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.