Police charged a Wake Forest assistant basketball coach Thursday with assault in connection with an incident Sunday that resulted in the death of a man in NY. He was arrested Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, and charged with assault.
The Daily News and WPIX quoted police officials as saying that Jones punched 35-year-old Sandor Szabo, a Florida resident, in the head during an altercation in the Queens area of Long Island City last Sunday. He died on Tuesday, police confirmed.
Szabo was allegedly drunk and pounding on cars early Sunday morning before he was knocked out by Jones, law enforcement sources said.
The coach got out, followed Szabo to the sidewalk, clocked him and sped off, police said.
In a statement, Wake Forest said it would comment further once it gathers more information.
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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. He was ordered to return to court on October 2. His attorney calls the encounter a "tragic accident".
Wake Forest head coach Danny Manning said at the time that Jones was a "well-respected bright mind" in the coaching world and brought "new blood" and "new perspectives" to Wake Forest.
Jones, a Philadelphia native, previously coached at Central Florida, Virginia Commonwealth and Florida Gulf Coast. "He was fun to be with, interesting, and always interested". Szabo's brother said he thought Szabo may have mistaken an SUV for a cab, according to the New York Daily News.
"His attractive spirit and his love of life will remain with us", the company said.