Taylor's Murder Suspect Wants Guilty Plea Withdrawn

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

MIAMI (AP) - A judge has delayed a decision on whether a suspect
in the slaying of Washington Redskins star defensive back Sean Taylor can withdraw his guilty plea.

A hearing was set Friday in Miami on the request by 21-year-old Venjah Hunte. But after a private conference with attorneys, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Dennis Murphy postponed the issue for another week.

Hunte's plea deal calls for a 29-year prison sentence. He could get life if he goes to trial with four co-defendants.

The 24-year-old Taylor died after being shot in an attempted robbery at his home in November 2007. He was an All-Pro safety with the Redskins who starred in college at the University of Miami.

All five suspects are from the Fort Myers area. Their trial is set for Jan. 18.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 47959597