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Kurt Paschke, Jets fan who allegedly punched woman, a convicted killer

By Will Brinson | NFL Writer

Police are currently investigating a fan who punched a female during the Patriots-Jets game on Sunday. And the man who allegedly punched the woman is apparently a convicted killer.

The New York Daily News reports Kurt Paschke has been identified as the attacker at the Jets game and that he was convicted in the 1990's for stabbing a fellow teenager during a fight behind a New Jersey pizza parlor.

Paschke, the News reports, served three years in prison for fatally stabbing 17-year-old Henri Ferrer. Paschke is 38 years old now and was a teenager at the time.

The News spoke with Ferrer's parents and they were still "furious" about Paschke receiving only three years, claiming he received a lesser sentence because his father was a police officer.

"He murdered my son, and he got a minimum sentence for killing a 17-year-old boy," Robert Ferrer said. "He got away with it because his father is a sergeant."]

Paschke used self-defense at the time to justify the death of Ferrer.

Several witnesses told the News that it appeared Paschke was accosted by the woman in the video before striking back at her.

Paschke apparently owns a decked-out Jets mobile van that's often seen in the MetLife Stadium parking lot (below photos via Paschke's Facebook page).

The van is so popular that Paschke's been photographed with Jets owner Woody Johnson inside it before.

 
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