Video: Kenyan Soccer player dies after fight in Indianapolis

Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help with information and identifying suspects after a 21-year-old soccer player was killed.

According to police, 21-year-old Felix Achoch was inside of Club Vision, located at 4150 Lafayette Road, around 2:15 a.m. on July 22.

Police say Achoch became involved in an altercation with individuals inside the club. The fight moved to the parking lot, where police say Achoch was assaulted by multiple people. Someone tried to stop the fight, but was also assaulted.

Officers were called to the scene.

Achoch was taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital in critical condition. Eight days later, on July 30, Achoch died from his injuries.

The Marion County Coroner’s Officer has ruled his death a homicide.

Police say Achoch was attending Ivy Tech. He was a student from Kenya and a soccer defenseman. He had planned to try out for the Indy Eleven soccer team.

Anyone who may have video or information about this incident is asked to call IMPD’s Homicide Unit at 317-327-3375 or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS (8477).- Wishtv.com

We regret to announce the sudden death of our brother Felix Achoch (David) in Indianapolis, Inidiana. He is son of Mr and Mrs Peter Achoch and brother to Foster.

Prayers and mourning gatherings will be held at Peter Achoch’s residence: 3533 Mission Dr Indianapolis, IN 46224.

There will be a fundraising this Sunday 4th August 2013 at the park on 62nd and Georgetown Rd at 2pm.

Please remember this family in prayer and yourfinancial support in this time of need will be greatly appreciated. God bless you.

For further information please call Naaman (317) 652-5975.


A prayer vigil will be held today, August 3rd, 2013 at 11am in Indianapolis, Indiana to honor of Felix “Davie” Achoch, a Kenyan man who succumbed to injuries after a fatal beating at the hands of  a group of men. He died on Tuesday at  Indiana University (IU) Health Methodist Hospital.

The vigil will take place in front of Tadka Restaurant located at 4150 Lafayette Rd, Indiana, IN 46254.

The deceased family and friends request everyone, “whether African, American or from anywhere else in the world to join us and demand justice for Felix.  They request that you wear your Kenyan colors for support if you have it or come as you are. We’re pleading with the community in Indianapolis to join us and show support. LET’S STOP THE VIOLENCE.”

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