Eric Rivera Jr.

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Man Convicted in Slaying of Redskins Star

Eric Rivera Jr. was 17 at time of burglary gone wrong

(Newser) - A South Florida jury has convicted a 23-year-old man of second-degree murder in the 2007 killing of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor during a botched home burglary. The jury reached its verdict after deliberating about 16 hours over several days in the case of Eric Rivera Jr. They also found... More »

Suspected Taylor Shooter, 17, Charged as Adult

Allegedly fired fatal shot in botched burglary

(Newser) - The youngest of four suspects in the murder of NFL star Sean Taylor is alleged to have fired the fatal shot, CNN reports, and has been indicted as an adult though he's just 17. Eric Rivera Jr. appeared in a Miami court today on charges of first-degree felony murder and... More »

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