Cancer-stricken stepfather dies after being kicked by 11-year-old boy, police say

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An 11-year-old boy got into a fight with his parents Thursday and kicked his stepfather in the stomach, which killed the cancer-stricken man, police say.

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George Szkred, 51, was unresponsive when emergency responders arrived, WABC reported. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, WNBC reported.

Szkred had been diagnosed with stage-4 kidney cancer and was very frail, the New York Post reported.

The 11-year-old boy is not expected to face charges, although he is in custody being questioned, WABC reported.