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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Man charged with killing referee appears in court

Bassel Abdul Saad, left, sits with his attorney Ali Hammoud, during his arraignment before Judge Kathleen McCann in 16th District Court in Livonia, Mich on Thursday. Saad is accused of killing John Bieniewicz, a referee, with a punch to the neck after Bieniewicz ejected Saad from a men's league game.