Soccer Referee Punched by Teen Player Dies

A soccer referee who was allegedly punched in the face by a teenage player and slipped into a coma has died. Ricardo Portillo, 46, had been in critical condition since the April 27 incident and passed away Saturday night, according to the Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake in Utah. Authorities will consider additional charges against the 17-year-old suspect this week since the referee died, police said in a statement. Lt. Justin Hoyle with the Salt Lake Unified Police Department...Full Story
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