Basketball coach pleads not guilty for punch that killed tourist

Silvia Morton
August 10, 2018

Jones, 35, of Kernerville, North Carolina, was arrested Thursday.

- A Wake Forest University assistant basketball coach accused of punching and killing a New York City tourist surrendered to police Thursday, according to NBC New York.

Jones was arrested and charged with third-degree assault, according to the police report.

According to police, Jones allegedly punched Sandor Szabo in the face following a confrontation in the early morning hours Sunday that began when Szabo knocked on Jones' auto window thinking it was his Uber ride.

Wake Forest University assistant coach Jamill Jones attacked digital marketing guru Sandor Szabo around 1:15 a.m. last Sunday in Queens, causing him to fall and smash his head on the sidewalk, police said.

Jones was released on his own recognizance and ordered to return to court October 2.

A person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press that Szabo may have been drunkenly knocking on auto windows before Jones allegedly confronted him. "We won't be making any further comments".

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Szabo, who lived in Boca Raton with his brother, always had a bright smile and shared a love of fishing, cooking and family, the company said. He was taken off life support Tuesday afternoon.

Szabo, 35, reportedly was in NY for the wedding of his stepsister when he made a mistake that cost him his life.

Jones coached at FGCU from 2013-2015. The Philadelphia native graduated from Arkansas Tech in 2008.

Detectives told ABC New York station WABC-TV that Szabo had just left a family wedding, possibly while intoxicated, and was walking around banging on cars until he then pounded on Jones' SUV.

Jones is entering his second year on Demon Deacons' coach Danny Manning's staff.

"We're going to say one thing and that's all".

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