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Dutch teens, dad tried for linesman killing

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Seven Dutch teens and a father went on trial Wednesday charged with kicking to death an amateur football linesman last year, a killing that sent shockwaves around the Netherlands and the world. 

The widow and son of linesman Richard van Nieuwenhuizen arrive at the Leylystad courthouse on May 29, 2013. Seven Dutch teens and a father have gone on trial charged with kicking to death an amateur football linesman last year, a killing that sent shockwaves around the Netherlands and the world.

Linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen, 41, was allegedly kicked several times in the head by enraged youth players shortly after the final whistle at an amateur game in December.

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