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Victim David Sale Jr.

3 Sentenced In Fatal Beating Outside Citizens Bank Park

Three men who pleaded guilty to beating a Phillies fan to death, outside the ballpark in 2009 have been sentenced. The altercation followed spilled drinks in a crowded bar, and there were running alcohol-fueled brawls that ended in the parking lot.

12/21/2011

Victim David Sale Jr.

Trio Set For Sentencing In Fatal Beating Outside Citizens Bank Park

Three men who fatally attacked a man outside a Phillies game are scheduled to be sentenced in the brawl police say was sparked by a spilled drink.

12/20/2011

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After Previous Mistrial, 3 Plead Guilty To Killing Phillies Fan in 2009

Three men accused of beating a Lansdale man to death outside Citizens Bank Park in 2009 have decided to forego a second trial and have entered guilty pleas in the case.

10/18/2011

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Judge Declares Mistrial In Case Of 3 Men Charged With Fatally Beating Phillies Fan

Common Pleas Judge Shelly Robins New declared a mistrial in the case against the three charged in the beating death of 22-year-old David Sale of Lansdale, Pa., and has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday to set a date for a retrial.

09/20/2011

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Eyewitnesses Testify In Case Of Deadly Citizens Bank Park Beating

Several witnesses have testified they saw defendant Francis Kirchner kick a man who was down, a man who later died from injuries suffered during a vicious beating outside Citizens Bank Park in 2009.

09/16/2011

Trial Begins For 3 Accused of Murdering Fellow Fan After Phillies’ Game

Authorities say the victim, David Sale Jr., was beaten and knocked to the ground, then kicked in the head during an altercation that started over a spilled beer.

09/14/2011

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Jury Selection Underway For Fatal 2009 Beating At Phillies Game

Jury selection is under way in Philadelphia in the fatal beating of a man celebrating a bachelor’s party at a Phillies game.

09/12/2011