The Steve Utash case: a timeline

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DETROIT - With the remaining three defendants pleading guilty in the Steve Utash beating case, Detroit is close to closing the book on this tragic situation. Here's how the case unfolded.

April 2, 2014:  Steve Utash hits a child with his truck. The crash is ruled an accident. However, when Utash stops to help the victim, he is beaten.


April 4, 2014Two teens arrested in Utash beating.


April 7, 2014Four in custody for Utash beating.


April 8, 2014Utash family meets with hero who saved him from attack.


April 10, 2014'Night of Healing' vigil held for Steve Utash

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April 11, 2014Steve Utash able to breathe on his own for first time since attack.


April 12, 2014Prosecutors says 16-year-old threw first punches in Utash attack.


April 20, 2014:  Steve Utash shows signs of improvement.

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April 21, 2014Utash suspects appear defiant during first court hearing.


April 28, 2014: Steve Utash's son robbed at strip club.

Utash April 28

May 8, 2014Utash suspect speaks about case.


May 13, 2014Family says Steve Utash almost ready to go home.

June 18, 2014Teen suspect accepts deal in Utash case, pleads guilty, agrees to testify.


June 19, 2014Final three suspects enter guilty pleas.

Utash June 19

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