Today’s news:

Brooklyn trio found guilty in stabbing slay

LONG ISLAND CITY — Three Brooklyn men were convicted Friday of a stabbing death during a fight outside a strip club, the Queens district attorney’s office said.

Anthony A. Matos, 34; his brother, Jason Matos, 33; and Lee Taylor, 40, all from Brooklyn, have been held without bail till their sentencing April 28, Queens DA Richard Brown said.

Anthony Matos was convicted on manslaughter and his co-defendants were convicted of gang assault following a nearly four-week jury trial, the DA said.

On June 20, 2007, the three were at the Gentlemen’s Club, at 34-48 Steinway St., when an argument broke out and bouncers ejected a posse who were friendly with the victim, Jason Brown, from the strip joint, according to DA Brown.

Although the bouncers told the three Brooklyn men and others to stay inside the club while Jason Brown’s group left, they exited through emergency doors and confronted Jason Brown and his friends, the DA said.

A large melee broke out and the Brooklyn trio allegedly beat up Jason Brown, the DA said.

Anthony Matos later confessed that he stabbed Jason Brown, the DA said.

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

bashkim from kensingron says:
Its —— my boys never stabbed no 1 it was someone else who is gerin a way with murder
May 20, 2013, 10:29 pm

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group