Final Sean Taylor murder defendant pleads guilty

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More than seven years later, each of the five men accused of entering the Miami home of former NFL safety Sean Taylor and fatally shooting him have been determined to be legally responsible for the crime.

Via the Associated Press, Timmy Lee Brown has agreed to spend 18 years in prison for his role in the crime.  Only 23 in 2015, Brown was a teenager when Taylor was killed.

Last week, Charles Wardlow pleaded guilty, receiving a 30-year prison term.

Eric Rivera previously was sentenced to 60 years after being convicted of firing the shot that killed Taylor. Jason Mitchell, the alleged mastermind of the burglary, received a life sentence after being convicted last year.

Venjah Hunte was the first defendant to plead guilty, getting 29 years in prison and agreeing to testify against the others.

The burglars believed Taylor wasn’t home.  A first-round pick in 2004, Taylor was only 24 when he died.

33 responses to “Final Sean Taylor murder defendant pleads guilty

  1. It is not justice.
    The punishment should fit the crime.
    The death penalty is the only way to deal with such crimes, timely, permanently, and economically.
    Those criminals are not worth preserving as they have no future contributions to society.

  2. I remember trying to explain the murder of Sean Taylor to my 10 year old; my son just committed to college and I still can’t find the words. RIP Sean

  3. So you’re telling me that even though one person pulled the trigger, all five were there so therefore guilty? Sounds a lot like Aaron Hernandez’s case to me…

  4. I remember trying to explain the murder of Sean Taylor to my 10 year old son. My son just committed to college and I still can’t find the words. RIP Sean

  5. Is it just me?

    Or does the list of PFT articles resemble episodes from ‘Law and Order’ lately?

  6. Until prison is for punishment there is no incentive for punks like this to stay out. Give them cold food, no TV and minimal time out of their cells and you may start to see violent crime take a nose dive. After they serve 75% of their sentence should they start to be rehabilatated through education.

  7. coltzfan166 says:
    Apr 8, 2015 4:12 PM
    So you’re telling me that even though one person pulled the trigger, all five were there so
    therefore guilty? Sounds a lot like Aaron Hernandez’s case to me…

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    Uh yeah I don’t know if you been living under a rock your entire life but if a group of people are involve in the killing of somebody even if one person pulled the trigger, they are all guilty of murder of association

  8. Redskins defense has never recovered. Hope everyone can turn the page on this ugly episode.

    Still left breathless remembering when it all happened.

  9. So much for justice he will be out at 41 and don’t kid me hr will be up for parole in less than. 5 wow justice is not only blind but Dumb too

  10. I wish they would have all received the death penalty. I don’t want my taxes to pay for them to live in jail. They don’t deserve it.

    RIP Sean Taylor

  11. xjippyx says:
    Apr 8, 2015 4:08 PM
    I hope this happened in DC so that they get the wrath from skins fans in prison.

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    Ummm…..this murder happened in Miami…it doesn’t work that way

  12. bobnelsonjr says:
    Apr 8, 2015 4:08 PM
    It is not justice.
    The punishment should fit the crime.
    The death penalty is the only way to deal with such crimes, timely, permanently, and economically.
    Those criminals are not worth preserving as they have no future contributions to society.

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    Not really. Even if they are sentenced to death, they won’t suffer the way Taylor did. They’ll be put to sleep first before being given the lethal injection — assuming that isn’t messed up. Plus, the things we take for granted like fresh air, being able to come and go as we please, going out with friends, and just having peace in our own place, they won’t get ANY of that for a VERY long time. I’d go crazy if I had to do without that for even five minutes. Plus, upon their release, the defendants who will be getting out of jail most likely won’t have a chance to do anything meaningful with their lives. So, overall, I think this is a good punishment for all of them.

  13. Idiot kids…. The whole thing’s a Damn shame…..they had no awareness or understanding of the gravity of what they were doing, nor the potential outcome, which ended up happening…They broke into his home, tried to rob him, then killed him with about as much forethought as you’d have when you roll through a stop sign.

    No sense of humanity at all. Where’s their parents?

  14. When you are rich and famous you can’t invite rift raft or anyone to your house. They went to a party before at his house because his niece or cousin invited them and they saw the house and decided to break in.

  15. Never going to get over not seeing him play. Only highlight reels, though fantastic, nothing beats seeing him step on the field, go through warm-ups’, a gazelle, so quick with catlike reflexes, so smooth, and hits like truck. Yup those killers needed to fry for that. His whole family is never gong to get over losing him. He was really turning a corner. RIP Sean T.

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