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Soccer fan thrown to his death at stadium following argument

By Mason White 5:56 PM April 18, 2017
Emanuel Balbo being thrown to his death
Emanuel Balbo being thrown to his death
By: Emily Lewis

People watching a soccer game on television in Argentina, were shocked to see a group of fans attacking a man and throwing him to his death from the seats at a stadium.

The Belgrano Club released a statement, condemning the violence during the match with Talleres Cordoba.

“We deeply regret the death of 22-year-old Emanuel Balbo. Belgrano calls for reflection and peace. Our condolences to family and friends,” the company wrote on it website.

According to the police investigation, during a recess in the game at the stadium in Cordoba, Balbo confronted a man who is believed to have killed his brother.

A fight broke out and several men began beating Balbo. Balbo ran away and reached a fence. The angry men punched his head and then threw him over the fence.

He fell to the ground, and suffered severe head injuries. The attack was broadcast live on television. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he died several days later.

So far, four people have been arrested in connection with the attack.