Wake Forest assistant charged with assault in connection to deadly incident

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Jamill Jones, an assistant on the Wake Forest coaching staff, has been charged with assault in connection with an incident that resulted in the death of a man over the weekend.

Sabor Szabo of Florida on Sunday morning was allegedly drunk and hitting cars, including Jones’, in Queens. A resident came outside and Szabo punched that person in the face, according to the Post. Jones then hit Szabo, who fell and hit his head on the pavement and later succumbed to his injuries. Jones turned himself in to authorities on Thursday.

He was later released on his own recognizance and ordered to return to court Oct. 2.

Jones joined coach Danny Manning’s staff prior to last season after stints with UCF, VCU and Florida Gulf Coast. He previously coached the Washington, D.C.-based Team Takeover grassroots program.

“We have just been made aware of this matter and we are gathering information,” a Wake Forest spokesperson said Thursday night. “We will make a further statement after we learn more about the matter.”