Funeral held for teen killed in Ind. beach fight

July 9, 2011 2:11:06 PM PDT
Kevin Kennelly, 17, was laid to rest Saturday. He died following a fight at an Indiana beach on the Fourth of July.

Kennelly attended Mount Carmel High School and played baseball and soccer. He would have been a junior.

Saturday morning's service was held at St. Barnabas Church in Beverly, Ill.

According to police, James Malecek, 19, punched Kennelly once in the head, which caused the injury that led to his death. Malecek is charged with involuntary manslaughter and aggravated battery.


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