Teen Sentenced To 11 Years In Prison In Brewer Burning CaseEighteen-year-old Matthew Bent will spend the next 11 years in a Florida prison for the 2009 burning of Michael Brewer.
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.
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.
Jury Selection To Begin Over Michael Brewer BurningIt’s been more than 18 months since Deerfield Beach teenager Michael Brewer was set on fire at an apartment complex. This week, jury selection will begin for the only alleged attacker who hasn’t taken a plea bargain, Matthew Bent, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.