Ricardo Portillo



Age: 46


Summary: Mexican-born soccer referee who was in a coma for a week after a 17-year-old player punched him in the head during a recreational league soccer game on April 27 when the referee called a penalty against him, in which the unnamed teen was charged with homicide by assault and was being held in a juvenile detention center.



Cause of Death: Complications from head injuries sustained in an assault


Born: February 11, 1967


Died: May 4, 2013


Location: Salt Lake City, Utah