In Boston, Fistfights Lead to Melee and Murder

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A Vietnamese teenager killed Sunday in a South Boston brawl had come to the city for the weekend to visit friends and play basketball, his mother said yesterday at her Medford, Mass., townhouse. Now, 16-year-old Bang Mai was dead, and his mother, Nhi Tran, fought for composure and fought her anger as she struggled to articulate the myriad emotions she felt in a world suddenly turned upside-down. ''I want justice," Tran told the Boston Globe. Mai died in a melee that witnesses say attracted as many as 100 teenagers to the Mary Ellen McCormack development for . . .

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