Boys hold a banner with a pictures of Richard Neiuwenhausen on it.
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Seven found guilty of killing Dutch linesman

Six teenagers and one of their fathers have been found guilty of kicking a linesman to death in the Netherlands.

The court in Lelystad sentenced the 50-year-old father to six years in prison.

Five teenagers were sentenced to two years in youth detention and another was sentenced to one year. All seven are expected to appeal.

41-year-old Richard Neiuwenhausen was attacked after the final whistle in a game last December, between two junior teams near Amsterdam.

Anna Holligan reports.

  • 18 Jun 2013
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