Under the plea deal he could be sentenced from eight to 15 years in prison but because he is not a U.S. citizen, he could face deportation.
A judge says jurors can see photos from the autopsy of a Detroit-area soccer referee who died after a player punched him in the head.
A judge has denied a request to downgrade a murder charge against a man who killed a soccer ref with a single punch.
The delay comes after a judge recused herself from the case, saying she was concerned with being fair in light of her strong feelings of good sportsmanship.
A judge has recused herself from the case of a metro Detroit soccer player charged in the one-punch slaying of a referee.
Police say Bassel Saad struck John Bieniewicz as the 44-year-old referee announced his decision to eject Saad from a men’s recreational league game.
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.