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Trial Set for Suspect in Death of Redskins' Sean Taylor

The three are accused of taking part in the burglary along with the alleged shooter, 23-year-old Eric Rivera Jr., and a fifth man who pleaded guilty.

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    A May trial date has been set for one of the remaining three suspects in the 2007 slaying of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor, who was fatally shot during a burglary at his South Florida home.

    A judge on Thursday set the May 27 date for 26-year-old Jason Mitchell. Trial dates will be set later for 24-year-old Charles Wardlow and 22-year-old Timothy Brown. All are charged with first-degree murder.

    Eric Rivera Sentenced to 57.5 Years

    [MI] Eric Rivera Sentenced to 57.5 Years in Sean Taylor Murder
    The man convicted of murder in the 2007 shooting death of Sean Taylor in Miami was sentenced Thursday. Eric Rivera, 23, was sentenced to 57.5 years in state prison following his conviction in November on second-degree murder and armed burglary charges. NBC 6's Steve Litz has the story. (Published Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014)

    They are accused of taking part in the burglary along with the alleged shooter, 23-year-old Eric Rivera Jr., and a fifth man who pleaded guilty. Rivera was sentenced last month to 57 years in prison on second-degree murder and armed burglary convictions. He denied shooting Taylor.

    Guilty Verdict in Sean Taylor Murder Trial

    [MI] Guilty Verdict in Sean Taylor Murder Trial
    A jury found Eric Rivera Jr. guilty of second-degree murder in the 2007 shooting death of NFL star Sean Taylor in his Palmetto Bay home. Jurors also convicted Rivera, 23, of burglary with assault or battery while armed on Monday. (Published Monday, Nov. 4, 2013)

    Taylor was an all-pro Redskins safety who also starred at the University of Miami.