The attorney for Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent, charged with intoxication manslaughter in the death of a teammate, reportedly vehemently denied claims by a witness that Brent had to be begged to pull his friend out of the burning vehicle.
Meanwhile, another witness surfaced Tuesday to confirm some of the details of Stacee McWilliams' story about the accident scene.
Brent, a nose tackle, was arrested and charged early Saturday morning after a one-vehicle accident on State Highway 114 in Irving, Texas. His teammate, practice squad linebacker Jerry Brown, died as a result of injuries in the crash.
McWilliams told The Dallas Morning News and its website, dallasnews.com, that she had to plead repeatedly with Brent to get a screaming Brown out of the overturned vehicle as it began to burn.
Brent's attorney, George Milner, said in the report that McWilliams has continued to "spread lies about Josh."
"This woman, while present in the area of the accident, could not have seen or hear...