Brent faces a Sept. 23 trial on an intoxication manslaughter charge in a car wreck that killed a teammate.|||||||
Prosecutors in Dallas on Monday confirmed the trial date over the Dec. 8 crash in Irving that killed practice squad player Jerry Brown Jr. Brent's football career is on hold while his case is in the courts. The Cowboys at the end of last season put Brent on the reserve non-football injury list.
Police say Brent had a blood-alcohol content level more than twice the legal limit after the crash that killed teammate and friend Jerry Brown. A crash report released by Irving police on Thursday says Brent's BAC was measured at 0.189, well above the Texas legal limit of 0.08. Authorities searching Brent's Mercedes sedan also seized an unopened bottle of Cognac liquor, along with "multiple receipts" and the title to the car.|||||||
Brent was indicted Wednesday on one count of intoxication manslaughter in the Dec. 8 crash. He could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted, though he could also receive probation.
A grand jury in Texas has formally indicted Brent on one count of intoxication manslaughter.|||||||
Brent is charged in connection with a Dec. 8 crash that killed his friend and Cowboys practice squad member Jerry Brown. He is out of jail on $100,000 bond.
A judge has ordered Brent to wear an electronic monitor while free on an intoxication manslaughter charge in a car crash that killed a teammate.|||||||
Brent has been placed on the NFL reserve/non-football illness list and won't play again this season. He was on the sideline Sunday at Cowboys Stadium as Dallas beat Pittsburgh 27-24 in overtime.
Brent was on the sideline with his teammates Sunday, a week after a fatal accident that killed a practice squad member. Brent, the driver in a one-car accident that killed Jerry Brown, was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list by Dallas this week. Brent gets to remain with the team but not play again this season.|||||||
Brent faces charges in the death of Brown, his close friend. The accident happened in the early morning hours of Dec. 8, the day before the Cowboys won at Cincinnati.