Three arrested after Brandon man beaten and burned alive

Pat McMahon | Contributor

BRANDON — Three men were arrested late Tuesday after deputies say two of them stabbed and beat a man, threw him in a trash bin and burned him to death as he screamed.

Brendan Lee Terry, 20, and Kasey Lee Ackerman, 20, were charged with first-degree murder. David James Link II, 18, was charged as an accessory after the fact to first-degree murder. All three lived at 201 Brandon Manor Court, where the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said the murder happened.

Here’s how deputies say the homicide happened:

The three men met the unidentified victim Monday at Brandon Town Center. The man agreed to go to their apartment to do the drug Xanax.

Full story: Three arrested after Brandon man beaten and burned alive – St. Petersburg Times

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