An amateur footballer has been accused of killing a referee named Victor Trejo by headbutting him after he was given a red card.
The Mexican official, body was covered with a small blue tarpaulin which left his feet and part of his right leg exposed until a judge arrived and let undertakers remove him .
The shocking incident occurred on Sunday morning at around 10.30am local time at a pitch called Amigos del Balon – Spanish for “Friends of the Ball” in Tulancingo in the Mexican state of Hidalgo.
The AWOL player responsible named locally as Ruben Rivera Vazquez.fled the scene in a pick-up truck amid chaotic scenes as the ref was receiving medical attention Fans thought the official had fainted after being knocked unconscious in the assault,however,Red Cross workers were unable to revive him after racing to his aid and discovering he had no pulse.
The Police are however hunting for the accused.