The death of a soccer ref - New York News

  • The death of a soccer refMore>>

  • Witnesses describe punch that killed soccer ref, say suspect has been violent before

    Witnesses describe punch that killed soccer ref, say suspect has been violent before

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:57:23 GMT
    More details emerged from 16th District Court about what happened on the soccer field the day that referee John Bieniewicz died, allegedly from a punch to the neck by Baseel Abdul-Amir Saad. Testimony was heard through the eyes of four witnesses, three players including two on the opposing team, one teammate of Saad and a police officer. According to court testimony, Saad has gotten violent before on the soccer field.Wiping away tears, 36-year-old Saad, facing a judge on second-degree murder ...
    More details emerged from 16th District Court about what happened on the soccer field the day that referee John Bieniewicz died, allegedly from a punch to the neck by Baseel Abdul-Amir Saad. Testimony was heard through the eyes of four witnesses, three players including two on the opposing team, one teammate of Saad and a police officer. According to court testimony, Saad has gotten violent before on the soccer field.Wiping away tears, 36-year-old Saad, facing a judge on second-degree murder ...
  • Death of Michigan soccer referee raises medical questions

    Death of Michigan soccer referee raises medical questions

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-07-11 13:56:47 GMT
     Violence is never the answer. A single punch can kill in any circumstance -- we know this, it has been well-publicized," she said. "It is no longer an excuse for an individual to say that they didn't know a single punch could kill."
     Violence is never the answer. A single punch can kill in any circumstance -- we know this, it has been well-publicized," she said. "It is no longer an excuse for an individual to say that they didn't know a single punch could kill."
  • Man charged in death of soccer referee arraigned on murder charges, $1M bond set

    Man charged in death of soccer referee arraigned on murder charges, $1M bond set

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-07-10 14:25:36 GMT
    Bassel Abdul-Amir SaadBassel Abdul-Amir Saad
    A Dearborn soccer player accused of killing a referee with a punch to the neck is scheduled to appear in court. Baseel Abdul-Amir Saad is charged with second-degree murder. Saad initially was charged with assault. Prosecutors amended the charge after John Bieniewicz died.
    A Dearborn soccer player accused of killing a referee with a punch to the neck is scheduled to appear in court. Baseel Abdul-Amir Saad is charged with second-degree murder. Saad initially was charged with assault. Prosecutors amended the charge after John Bieniewicz died.
  • Dearborn man charged with second degree murder in death of soccer referee

    Dearborn man charged with second degree murder in death of soccer referee

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:22:03 GMT
    Bassel Abdul-Amir Saad, 36, now faces murder charges. Bassel Abdul-Amir Saad, 36, now faces murder charges.
    Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy has amended charges for Bassel Abdul-Amir Saad, 36, of Dearborn, in connection with the death of 44-year-old soccer referee John Bieniewicz of Westland
    Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy has amended charges for Bassel Abdul-Amir Saad, 36, of Dearborn, in connection with the death of 44-year-old soccer referee John Bieniewicz of Westland
  • Soccer referees come to pay tribute to a fallen brother

    Soccer referees come to pay tribute to a fallen brother

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-07-09 02:45:23 GMT
    Two by two they walked into the funeral home, marching home toward their fallen brother, a fellow referee who was tragically killed during a recreational adult soccer match.
    Two by two they walked into the funeral home, marching home toward their fallen brother, a fellow referee who was tragically killed during a recreational adult soccer match.
  • Autopsy: Soccer referee death's ruled homicide

    Autopsy: Soccer referee death's ruled homicide

    Thursday, July 3 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-03 18:57:57 GMT
    Police: Referee injured by soccer player has died  LIVONIA, Mich. (WJBK) - A Dearborn man has been charged after a referee was critically injured during an adult soccer match.  Authorities say Bassel Abdul-Amir Saad, 36, was playing in a soccer match.Police: Referee injured by soccer player has died LIVONIA, Mich. (WJBK) - A Dearborn man has been charged after a referee was critically injured during an adult soccer match. Authorities say Bassel Abdul-Amir Saad, 36, was playing in a soccer match.
    The medical examiner's office says the death of a referee who was punched at a Livonia soccer match was a homicide. According to Wayne County medical examiner's spokeswoman Mary Mazur, an autopsy on John Bieniewicz was conducted Thursday.
    The medical examiner's office says the death of a referee who was punched at a Livonia soccer match was a homicide. According to Wayne County medical examiner's spokeswoman Mary Mazur, an autopsy on John Bieniewicz was conducted Thursday.
  • Police: Referee injured Sunday during soccer match in Livonia has died

    Police: Referee injured Sunday during soccer match in Livonia has died

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-01 21:14:24 GMT
    Livonia Police say the referee who was punched during a soccer match Sunday has died from his injuries.
    Livonia Police say the referee who was punched during a soccer match Sunday has died from his injuries.
  • Dearborn man charged after soccer referee critically hurt during game

    Dearborn man charged after soccer referee critically hurt during game

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-07-01 16:54:46 GMT
    A Dearborn man has been charged with assault after a referee was critically injured during an adult soccer match.
    A Dearborn man has been charged with assault after a referee was critically injured during an adult soccer match.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Bed bug infestation at money firm PIMCO, report says

    Bed bug infestation at money firm PIMCO, report says

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:55:02 GMT
    A big money management firm in New York City has been hit with a major infestation of bed bugs, according to Fox Business Network. Stock traders who do business with Pacific Investment Management Co., better known as PIMCO, told Fox Business' Charles Gasparino that hundreds of people have been relocated from one of the firm's buildings in New York City to an undisclosed upstate location after reports of widespread bed bug bites among executives and employees.
    A big money management firm in New York City has been hit with a major infestation of bed bugs, according to Fox Business Network. Stock traders who do business with Pacific Investment Management Co., better known as PIMCO, told Fox Business' Charles Gasparino that hundreds of people have been relocated from one of the firm's buildings in New York City to an undisclosed upstate location after reports of widespread bed bug bites among executives and employees.
  • Five Guys offers bacon milkshakes

    Five Guys offers bacon milkshakes

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:47:08 GMT
    Burger chain Five Guys is testing the adage that everything tastes better with bacon. It is rolling out a customizable milkshake program and along with bananas, peanut butter, Oreo cookies, salted caramel, you can chose bacon.  Yes that's right: a bacon milkshake.
    Burger chain Five Guys is testing the adage that everything tastes better with bacon. It is rolling out a customizable milkshake program and along with bananas, peanut butter, Oreo cookies, salted caramel, you can chose bacon.  Yes that's right: a bacon milkshake.
  • Cardinal, leaders meet about NYPD-community relations

    Cardinal, leaders meet about NYPD-community relations

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:43:05 GMT
    Timothy Cardinal Dolan gathered religious and city leaders with the focus of how to ease tensions between police and the community in advance of this Saturday's march to protest the death of Eric Garner. Some of the leaders in this group are rarely photographed together, let alone seated at the same table. But they were brought together over concerns about possible protest violence by the cardinal, one of the most powerful figures in the city and who commands respect across the board.
    Timothy Cardinal Dolan gathered religious and city leaders with the focus of how to ease tensions between police and the community in advance of this Saturday's march to protest the death of Eric Garner. Some of the leaders in this group are rarely photographed together, let alone seated at the same table. But they were brought together over concerns about possible protest violence by the cardinal, one of the most powerful figures in the city and who commands respect across the board.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices