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Michael Brewer

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  • Family to burned Deerfield teen: Everyone's rooting for you

    Patti Gendron doesn't know for sure if 15-year-old Michael Brewer heard her. As the heavily sedated Deerfield Beach boy lay in his hospital bed at Jackson Memorial Hospital's Burn Center earlier this week, his great-aunt gently held his hand to tell...
  • Doctors optimistic after surgeries on burned Deerfield teen

    Doctors optimistic after surgeries on burned Deerfield teen
    The lead doctor treating burn victim Michael Brewer said Thursday that the Deerfield Beach teenager is showing progress, and that while doctors are cautious about being too optimistic, they haven't yet seen the infections or complications that often...
  • Burned Deerfield teen responds to parents for the first time

    Burned Deerfield teen responds to parents for the first time
    A Deerfield Beach teenager who was set on fire is responding to his parents for the first time since he was taken to the hospital, a family friend said this morning. Michael Brewer, 15, reached out to hold his father's hand Wednesday, said Danny...
  • 911 tapes reveal agonizing moments after Deerfield teen set on fire

    911 tapes reveal agonizing moments after Deerfield teen set on fire
    The Broward Sheriff's Office this morning released terrifying recordings of 911 calls it received from people reporting the burning of Deerfield Beach teenager Michael Brewer earlier this week. Brewer, 15, can be heard howling in agony Monday afternoon...
  • Deerfield burn suspects will be released unless charged as adults, prosecutors say

    The teenagers accused of surrounding Michael Brewer and setting him on fire will have to be released from custody after Nov. 12 unless prosecutors charge them as adults, officials said today. Judges on Monday granted a nine-day extension for the...
  • Jarvis family apologizes for fiery attack against Deerfield Beach teen

    Jarvis family apologizes for fiery attack against Deerfield Beach teen
    They were friends once. It wasn't too long ago that Michael Brewer would hang out with Denver and Jeremy Jarvis, his schoolmates at Deerfield Beach Middle School. But now the Jarvis brothers are among five teenagers accused of taunting Brewer for...
  • Bulletin Board: A listing of events

    Bulletin Board: A listing of events
    Saturday highlights Alaskan King Crab and Beer, 6:30 p.m. at Whole Foods Market, 2000 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale. $40 per couple. Call 954-565-5655. Archbishop McCarthy High School open house, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 5451 S. Flamingo Road,...
  • Brutal cases aside, juvenile crime down in South Florida, figures show

    The near-fatal burning this week of a 15-year-old, for which five other teens have been charged, is only the latest in South Florida's litany of ruthless juvenile crime. In other underage cases: June 2007: A gang of 10, mostly teens with the youngest...
  • Justice required in horrendous burning case

    Justice required in horrendous burning case
    Some of the kids charged with setting a teen on fire look even younger than their 13 and 15 years. And there can't be much doubt this is a tragedy for all families involved. But it is impossible to get past the vicious intent behind the horrific...
  • Burning of Deerfield boy leaves community shaken

    Lime Tree Apartments is on the 400 block of Southeast 13th Court, just south and across 10th Street from Deerfield Beach Middle School. It was there that Michael Brewer's pursuers caught up with him on Monday. They doused him with a flammable liquid and...
  • Timeline: Key events in Michael Brewer case

    Oct. 11: Michael Brewer, a 15-year-old Deerfield Beach Middle School seventh-grader, had borrowed $40 from Matthew Bent, 15, to buy a video game. Investigators say he never paid it back. In return, Bent tries to steal a custom, $500 bike belonging to...