Jessie Umberger Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For Her Part In Crowbar Attack
By Space Coast Daily // July 8, 2016
pleaded guilty in January to aggravated battery
BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FFLORIDA – Jessie Umberger, who was charged in the near fatal crowbar attack of Daniel Vukovich in February 2015, was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday afternoon by Circuit Judge James Earp.
Umberger, now 19, was also sentenced to eight years of probation after pleading guilty in January to aggravated battery.
In addition to Umberger, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested two other suspects responsible for the vicious attack of Vukovich on Glenwood Drive in Satellite Beach, including Dylan Thomas and Rebecca Gotay.
All three attackers were originally charged with Attempted First Degree Premeditated Murder.
Thomas, now 18, pleaded guilty to Attempted Second Degree Murder and received 10 years in prison for his part in the attack.
Gotay pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and will be sentenced by Judge Earp in the near future.
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