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Makeshift Youth Boxing Match Turns Fatal In N.J. (WCBS-TV New York)

A Jersey City tennis court turned boxing ring is now a memorial for 14-year-old Ian Artola. Wednesday night the boy’s family brought flowers, candles and their grief to Terrace Park, where Hudson County prosecutors say Artola was engaged in an unsupervised boxing match against an acquaintance at around 5:30 p.m., complete with boxing gloves and a cheering crowd.

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