Family of Ildefonso Romero, killed after allegedly being punched by teen, calls for tougher penalties in punch-out deaths

Ildefonso Romero, also known as Junior, was killed

Ildefonso Romero, also known as Junior, was killed when he tried to break up a fight between two teens last month. (August 3, 2014 6:04 PM)

An event was held today to raise awareness and call for stronger penalties for punch-out deaths following the death of a Bronx man.

Ildefonso Romero, also known as Junior, was killed when he tried to break up a fight between two teens last month.

One teen punched him and he hit the concrete. Romero later died.

The accused attacker is facing a misdemeanor charge, which carries a...

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