Thursday, May 9, 2013
Teen charged with homicide by assault in ref death
Mouners carry the casket of Ricardo Portillo along a street following a public wake to the funeral service at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Salt Lake City. People attended a funeral services to honor a Utah soccer referee who was punched by a player and later died after a weeklong coma. Portillo died Saturday, a week after police say a 17-year-old player struck him in the head during a recreational league soccer game after the referee called a penalty against him.