Patriots Fan Dale Mooney is seen in new video being punched by Miami Dolphins supporters moments before he fell unconscious and died during game at Gillette Stadium
- New footage shows Dale Mooney being punched by a Miami Dolphins fan
- Mooney, 53, fell unconscious and died shortly afterwards
- Local DA is investigating the incident, although no charges have been filed
Disturbing new footage obtained by NBC10 shows Dale Mooney, 53, in his Patriots jersey, being swung at by a Dolphins fan.
The punch connects, with eyewitnesses saying Mooney fell to the ground moments later during the huge brawl. Mooney, a married father of two, was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A man in his 30s who was described as having a salt and pepper beard was led away by police. Norfolk County DA's office has opened an investigation - but say that no charges have been filed.
Mooney's widow alleges he was punched to death after being taunted by Dolphins fans. Another eyewitness claimed Mooney and the Dolphins fan had been arguing for much of the game.
Disturbing new footage shows the moment Patriots fan Dale Mooney was punched to death at a football game. He collapsed moments later and was pronounced dead on being rushed to hospital
She says her husband didn't throw a single punch - although the grieving widow was not there at the time. Mooney, a 30-year season ticket holder, attended the game with friends.
The father-of-two of Newmarket, New Hampshire, died following an incident in the 300-tier segment of the arena just before 11pm on Sunday. He was at the game with a group of friends.
The Norfolk County DA's Office said cops responded to calls for medical aid in the section at 10.57pm and 'the matter remains under active investigation'.
Heartbroken Lisa Mooney told Boston 25 News that she heard her husband was being taunted by multiple Dolphins fans during the game. She claims that her late spouse did not retaliate and that his death has left her numb with shock and disbelief.
Father-of-two Dale Mooney (pictured), 53, of Newmarket, New Hampshire, died following an incident in the 300-tier segment of the arena just before 11pm on Sunday
Heartbroken Lisa Mooney said she heard her husband was being taunted by multiple Dolphins fans during the game - and that footage shows he did not retaliate during the ordeal
Devastated wife Lisa Mooney said she felt 'numb' after hearing the horrific news about her husband's death. 'I just feel numb I can't even believe this is for real,' she said. (Pictured: Lisa and Dale Mooney)
Lisa called her husband a 'great dad' to their two adult sons - and told WMUR that she 'feels numb' and 'can't even believe this is for real.'
A photo from the Foxborough, Massachusetts stadium show EMTs scrambling to revive someone who is out of shot on the ground as worried fans watch on.
Videos also show security trying to break up a scuffle, and medics administering CPR a short time afterwards.
One witness from the scene, Joseph Kilmartin, described the alleged attack by a Miami Dolphins fan as 'hard to watch'.
'They started tussling around for a few minutes,' Kilmartin told WCVB.
'At one point another Dolphins fan walked over. He punched him three times, and the man just went out. It was pretty hard to watch.'
He said that Mooney was hit twice in the face before falling into his seat unconscious.
Several other anonymous witnesses gave similar descriptions of the 'brutal' attack which caused Mooney to 'crumble', while speaking with Boston 10 at the scene.
'One word I can really use is shocking,' one bystander said. 'My thoughts go out to that man's family. It's awful what happened,' another person commented.
Videos from the Foxborough arena show security trying to break up a scuffle, and medics administering CPR a short time afterwards as worried fans watched on
Several anonymous witnesses gave descriptions of the 'brutal' attack which caused Mooney to 'crumble'
Mooney's devastated wife said she felt 'numb' after hearing the horrific news about her husband and father-of-two, who has been a dedicated Patriots season ticket holder for three decades.
'I just feel numb I can't even believe this is for real,' Lisa told WCVB.
'I don't understand why people have to go to that extreme. Why can't it just be fun, that's all it's supposed to be, just a fun family event.'
She added that her husband had no known medical condition that could cause him to pass out, and he 'has the patience of a saint'.
'I don't know what happened... it takes a lot to get him mad,' she said.
The District Attorney's Office said the investigation into his death was following 'normal protocol' with an autopsy due to take place in the coming days.
No arrests have been made over the incident.