A teenage boy accused of inflicting fatal injuries on another youth during a fight last weekend has been charged with reckless manslaughter.
Somerset County prosecutors say the 16-year-old Hillsborough Township boy and 17-year-old Jared Colon were arguing Saturday afternoon when the younger teen allegedly punched Colon in the head. Colon was taken to a hospital, where he died on Monday.
Authorities have not said what the two teens were arguing about.
The Hillsborough teen, whose name was not released due to his age, was being held Tuesday at a youth detention center.