Football coach murdered in Panama

June 30th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS  


Panama City, June 30 (IANS) A Colombian national coaching football in the port city of Colon in Panama was shot dead in the presence of some 200 children, EFE reported Monday citing Panamanian press reports. The 38-year-old coach, Everth Hinestroza, was sitting in the stands of a city stadium when a man shot him in the back, the reports said.

Hinestroza coached the lower division players of the Millenium Futbol Club.

Among those who witnessed the killing were one of Hinestroza’s sons, who plays for Millenium, the reports said.

No arrests have been made in the case, but it is believed that the gunman was a minor, the press said.

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