Teen convicted in fire attack gets sentence reduced
MIAMI (WSVN) -- One of the suspects involved in setting a South Florida teen on fire in 2009 has had his sentence reduced.
Three teens were accused of soaking 15-year-old middle school classmate Michael Brewer in alcohol and setting him on fire in 2009.
Brewer survived by leaping into an apartment complex swimming pool but suffered severe burns on over two-thirds of his body.
Denver Jarvis was one of two suspects who took a plea deal and then testified against the alleged ringleader.
Jarvis was originally sentenced to eight years in prison followed by 22 years of probation, but a judge on Wednesday has lowered the probationary period to ten years. However, he will still serve all eight years in state prison.
The other suspects in the case, Matthew Bent and Jesus Mendez, were sentenced to 11 years in prison for the attack.
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