homicide by assault

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Teen Pleads Guilty To Killing Soccer Referee After He Called A Foul

A teenager charged with killing a Utah soccer referee because he didn’t like the man’s call during a game pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of homicide by assault in a case that brought new attention to the issue of violence and sportsmanship in athletics.