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-- youth -- soccer referee has now died after being punched in the face.
By a player a teenager.
Ricardo -- TO was attacked by the seventeen year old after he called the boy for a foul yellow card.
He later slipped into a coma the referee and has now passed away -- tragic story unfolding for his family and now the big question.
About what will happen to this player who now could -- faced serious charges including murder.
Adam Housley joins us now live from Los Angeles -- I have this this is just an awful story that has gotten much worse obviously.
Yeah I mean no one expected this of course it happened really back in April 27 -- Taylor's -- -- you mention.
The referee was a volunteer 47 year old he just given a seventeen year old player.
A yellow carded as he looked down at his aunt and his notes to us to keep track that is -- you doing a soccer -- you you right down to keep tracking discipline it was a get a second one.
He got punched by -- player in the side of the head.
He was taken at a hospital after he got punched and it eventually fell into a coma.
But he passed away Saturday night justice last Saturday about a week later now.
His three daughters had to say goodbye at a Saturday visual Nicholas.
He was the father.
He was a French.
He was aggressive whether.
-- let the whole family behind it.
And I just went.
Say that they should think before they do -- don't say it.
Is this for my whole family.
And a seventeen year old was arrested on Monday he remains incarcerated at night and of course releases -- because he's a minor.
Originally -- he would have faced aggravated assault but now because the -- -- passed away because he died.
Those charges are likely going to be much more.
Severe and when it was an awful move from the start and now heartbreaking one for both of these families no doubt Adams including -- yeah we'll be following it thanks out of --
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