Teen charged with homicide in death of soccer referee

Teen charged with homicide in death of soccer referee

May 8, 2013 Updated May 8, 2013 at 4:23 PM EDT

The Utah teen accused of fatally punching a 46-year-old soccer referee during a match last month has been charged with third-degree homicide by assault, according to a report from The Salt Lake Tribune.

Prosecutors are looking to certify the 17-year-old boy as an adult, according to the Salt Lake Tribune report. The man died last weekend after spending nearly a week in a coma following the incident, according to The Salt Lake Tribune report.

Read The Salt Lake Tribune report HERE.

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