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Gobbi: Teen's death in Bolivia an accident

February 21, 2013
By Associated Press
SAO PAULO -- The death in the stands of a 14-year-old boy during Corinthians' match in Bolivia was an accident and the team and its fans weren't to blame, the president of the Brazilian club said on Thursday.

Bolivian Kevin Beltran Espada was killed after he was hit in the face by a flare apparently thrown by someone in the Corinthians fan section during a Copa Libertadores match against San Jose on Wednesday.

Twelve Corinthians fans were arrested and remain in custody in the ...

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