Ricardo Portillo

KUER Local News
4:34 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

17-Year-Old Boy Pleads Guilty to Causing Death of Soccer Referee

The daughter of Ricardo Portillo addresses the boy responsible for his death
Pool Photo

The 17-year-old Boy accused of causing the death of a soccer referee has pleaded guilty to homicide by assault.

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Public Safety
1:07 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Community Focuses on Life, Legacy of Ricardo Portillo

Mourners at the Rail Event Center in Salt Lake City
Andrea Smardon

A Utah teen accused of punching a soccer referee who later died was charged Wednesday with homicide by assault. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said he will seek to try the teen as an adult in the death of 46-year-old Ricardo Portillo. In the meantime, the community is mourning the loss of Portillo at a memorial service and viewing in Salt Lake City. 

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