Utah prosecutor weighs charges in soccer ref death
SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah prosecutor said Monday he plans to decide soon what charges to file against a teenager accused of punching a soccer referee who later died after slipping into a weeklong coma.
Authorities say the 17-year-old struck Ricardo Portillo in the head last month during a recreational league match after the referee called a penalty against him.
Hours later, the 46-year-old went into a coma. He never regained consciousness and died Saturday. An autopsy was performed ...
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