What happened to Josh Brent?
Brent was charged with intoxication manslaughter when his teammate and good friend Jerry Brown was killed after the car Brent was driving crashed. In January of 2014, Brent was found guilty of intoxication manslaughter in the death of Brown and was sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years probation.
Did Brent get hit by a car?
Upon arriving at the crash scene, police said that Brent, 24, was attempting to remove his injured 25-year-old teammate from the burning vehicle. Brown was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police said Brent suffered “minor scrapes.”
How many years did Josh Brent get?
DALLAS — Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was sentenced Friday to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation for a drunken car crash that killed his friend and teammate, Jerry Brown.
Is Josh Brent still in jail?
It all started with an arrest on public intoxication. Coppell police say that charge is still pending based on what is determined about Brent’s current mental state following a court-ordered evaluation. Brent has since posted bond and was released from jail.
Why did Josh Brent go to jail?
Brent was being held in jail on bonds totaling $50,000 on charges of felony assault of a public servant and misdemeanor resisting arrest. A team of jailers stood ready to assist the officers while taking Brent to the Dallas County jail. He was shackled with his hands at his waist and chains on his feet.
Did Josh Brent go to jail?
Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent returned to the Dallas County jail after being arrested over the weekend in Coppell. Brent was taken to the Dallas County jail Monday afternoon.
What happened to Jerry Brown Jr?
Jurors in Dallas ruled that Jerry Brown Jr.’s death in the 2012 accident was the fault of both his friend and teammate, Josh Brent, and a now-defunct nightclub, Beamers. Both Brent and the club with its management company were ordered to pay 48 percent of the judgment.
Who is Jerry Brown’s mom?
Stacey Jackson, second from right, the mother of Jerry Brown, and Dallas Cowboys football player Josh Brent, left, leave after memorial service for Brown at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas on Dec. 11, 2012. LM Otero / AP file
What happened to Michael Brown?
Brown was killed in the early morning hours of Dec. 8, 2012, when the driver flipped his Mercedes while going 110 mph in a 45 mph zone in Irving, Texas.