Soccer referee dies after being punched by teenage player

Soccer referee dies after being punched by teenage player

May 6, 2013 Updated May 6, 2013 at 1:58 PM EDT

A tragic story from Utah.

According to a report from The Salt Lake Tribune, police said a 46-year-old soccer referee from Utah died on Saturday, one week after reportedly being punched in the face by a 17-year-old boy during a game.

The boy accused of punching the referee is being held in a juvenile detention facility and has not yet been charged with a crime, according to The Salt Lake Tribune report.

Read the report from The Salt Lake Tribune HERE.

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