106.7 The Fan All News 99.1 WNEW CBS Sports Radio 1580

Redskins

Sean Taylor Murder Trial Date Set

by Chuck Carroll
View Comments
credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images

credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images

More from 106.7 the Fan
Redskins Central
Buy Redskins Tickets
Sun Sep.21
Away vs Philadelphia Eagles
findticketsbtn Sean Taylor Murder Trial Date Set
Thu Sep.25
Home vs New York Giants
findticketsbtn Sean Taylor Murder Trial Date Set
Mon Oct.6
Home vs Seattle Seahawks
findticketsbtn Sean Taylor Murder Trial Date Set
Sun Oct.12
Away vs Arizona Cardinals
findticketsbtn Sean Taylor Murder Trial Date Set
 

LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — Four men will stand trial for the shooting death of former Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor beginning in August.

Taylor was shot in the leg during by armed intruders during an attempted robbery of his Florida home in 2007. He underwent surgery to repair damage to his femoral artery, but would eventually succumb to his injuries.

Timothy Lee Brown, Jason Scott Mitchell, Eric Rivera, and Charles K. Wardlow face first-degree murder and armed burglary charges in connection to the shooting. The defendants could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted.

Venjah Hunte, who pleaded guilty to degree murder in 2009, is expected to testify against the defendants. He is currently serving a 29 year prison sentence.

The Redskins selected Taylor with the fifth overall pick in the 2004 draft. He was elected to the Pro Bowl in 2006 and posthumously in 2007.

He was 24 at the time of his death.

Follow Chuck Carroll and 106.7 The Fan on Twitter.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,606 other followers