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More arrested in linesman’s death

Soccer

Rotterdam - Amsterdam police investigating the death of a soccer linesman last week arrested four more suspects on Tuesday.

Richard Nieuwenhuizen, 41, was assaulted after an under-17 match between Buitenboys Almere and Nieuw-Sloten Amsterdam on Dec. 2 and died the following day.

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Amsterdam police investigating the death of a soccer linesman last week arrested four more suspects on Tuesday.

Last week, police arrested four teenagers, two of them aged 15 and two of 16. On Tuesday, they arrested three more teenagers and the 50-year-old father of a Nieuw-Sloten player, they said.

Some 12,000 people joined a silent march through Almere, a satellite town near Amsterdam, on Sunday in tribute to the volunteer linesman. – Reuters

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