Jury selection is set for the attempted murder trial of 17-year old Matthew Bent. Bent is the alleged ring leader in an attack against Michael Brewer. Prosecutors say Bent doused Brewer with rubbing alcohol and set him ablaze in October 2009. Bent has pleaded not guilty and could receive up to 30 years if convicted. The opening statements are set to take place Tuesday, June 12, 2012. The trial is expected to last about two weeks.
Ken Hassett is a Criminal Defense Attorney. If you have committed a crime or have been arrested contact us at 954-791-3939.