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.
Bassel Saad, who allegedly killed an adult league soccer referee with a punch to his neck, has been bound over for trial.
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.
A Detroit-area soccer player accused of killing a referee with a punch faces a key hearing on a second-degree murder charge.
A metro Detroit soccer player accused of killing a referee with a punch to the neck appeared in court for an arraignment Thursday.
A Dearborn man has been charged with second degree murder in the death of an adult-league soccer referee.
Forty-four-year-old John Bieniewicz died Tuesday from injuries he sustained June 29.
Listen to the 911 call…