Judge Denies New Trial in Brewer Burning Case - NBC 6 South Florida

    Judge Denies New Trial in Brewer Burning Case

    Broward Circuit Court Judge Matthew Destry temporarily denied a new trial to Matthew Bent, who was convicted in the fire attack on Michael Brewer. But he kept open the possibility as he set a new hearing for Oct. 12. Bent's attorney Perry Thurston, prosecutor Maria Schneider, mother Valerie Brewer and grandmother Reenie Brewer commented on the case Tuesday. (Published Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012) Broward Circuit Court Judge Matthew Destry temporarily denied a new trial to Matthew Bent, who was convicted in the fire attack on Michael Brewer. See More