John Bieniewicz

John Bieniewicz (credit: johnbieniewiczfoundation.org)

Fundraiser Planned For Family Of Slain Soccer Ref John Bieniewicz

A fundraiser is planned for the family of a Detroit-area referee who died after being punched by a player during a recreational soccer game this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2014

Bassel Saad (credit: Wayne County Prosecutor's Office)

Trial Ordered For Dearborn Man In Murder Of Soccer Referee

Bassel Saad, who allegedly killed an adult league soccer referee with a punch to his neck, has been bound over for trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2014

Bassel Saad (credit: Wayne County Prosecutor's Office)

He Never Saw It Coming Says Witness In Soccer Referee Death On The Field

Prosecutors say Bassel Saad struck John Bieniewicz as the 44-year-old referee announced his decision to eject Saad from a men’s league game.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2014

Bassel Saad (credit: Wayne County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Charged With Killing Referee Faces Key Hearing

A Detroit-area soccer player accused of killing a referee with a punch faces a key hearing on a second-degree murder charge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2014

Bassel Abdul-Amir Saad is seen at left, as his attorney, Ali Hammoud, speaks at the podium in Livonia District Court. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

$1 Million Bond Will Not Be Reduced For Man Charged With Killing Soccer Referee, Judge Rules

A metro Detroit soccer player accused of killing a referee with a punch to the neck appeared in court for an arraignment Thursday.

CBS Detroit–07/10/2014

Bassel Saad (credit: Wayne County Prosecutor's Office)

Dearborn Man Charged With Murder In Death Of Referee During Adult Soccer Game

A Dearborn man has been charged with second degree murder in the death of an adult-league soccer referee.

CBS Detroit–07/09/2014

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Funeral Set For Referee Killed During Recreational Soccer Match

Forty-four-year-old John Bieniewicz died Tuesday from injuries he sustained June 29.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2014

Bassel Saad (credit: Wayne County Prosecutor's Office)

Witness Says Man Ran Off After Punching Soccer Ref Who Later Died

Listen to the 911 call…

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2014

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