On July 14th, 1993 eight kids in their teens to early twenty's get together for the evening in Hollywood, Florida (a suburb of Ft. Lauderdale)to hang out. Several of the teenagers gang up on 20 year old Bobby Kent, who was with their group, and stab him repeatedly. Kent dies from his wounds, and despite the efforts of the youths to cover up the incident, the truth comes out and they are all charged with 1st degree murder. In their defense they claimed that Bobby Kent was a "vicious bully and this was his payback".
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Bill Kurtis - Host
Hello, I'm Bill Kurtis. The murder of Bobby Kent would shock Broward County, Florida. A community used to seeing a number of strange and violent crimes. It wasen't the brutality of the killing or it's senselessness. It was the killers themselves, most of them were Bobby Kent's friends. Marty Puccio had grown up down the street from Bobby. They had been nearly inseparable since they were seven years old. Nothing in Marty's profile or the backgrounds of any of the others suggested they were ...
References First Blood