FOOTBALL FANS JAILED

Serbia football fans has jailed for the Brice Taton murder. Brice Taton, 28, was attacked in a bar ahead of a Europa League match between Partizan Belgrade and Toulouse.

The longest prison sentences – 35 and 32 years – were imposed in absentia on two ringleaders who remain at largeĀ­.

Two men were given 30-year prison terms. The other defendants received 12 to 14-year sentences.

Mr Taton sustained head and chest injuries when French fans were attacked in the central Belgrade bar by a 30-strong group of men armed with iron bars and baseball bats in September 2009.


Serbia football fans has jailed for the Brice Taton murder. Brice Taton, 28, was attacked in a bar ahead of a Europa League match between Partizan Belgrade and Toulouse.

The longest prison sentences – 35 and 32 years – were imposed in absentia on two ringleaders who remain at largeĀ­.

Two men were given 30-year prison terms. The other defendants received 12 to 14-year sentences.

Mr Taton sustained head and chest injuries when French fans were attacked in the central Belgrade bar by a 30-strong group of men armed with iron bars and baseball bats in September 2009.

He died 12 days later. Two other French fans were injured in the attack.

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