Wake Forest basketball is dealing with a major situation right now. One of its assistants has reportedly been charged in an attack on a New York tourist who later died.
Wake assistant coach Jamill Jones allegedly punched Boca Raton, Fla. resident Sabor Szabo in the head Sunday morning, according to a report from the New York Post. Szabo was reportedly banging on cars before the incident, including Jones’.
Jones turned himself in this morning. It has yet to be determined whether his punch caused Szabo’s death.
Here are more details, courtesy of the New York Post’s report:
Szabo was banging on multiple cars including Jones’ prior to the incident, sources said.
A local resident came outside amid the ruckus and Szabo punched that person in the face, according to the sources.
Jones then slugged the 35-year-old Szabo in the head causing him to fall to the ground and hit his head on the pavement. He later died from his injuries.
Jones just completed his second season as an assistant at Wake Forest. He has also coached at UCF, VCU and Florida Gulf Coast.
We will keep you updated on this story as more details emerge.