updated 5/18/2009 3:06:36 PM ET 2009-05-18T19:06:36

A teenager has apologized for his role in the fatal beating of a Mexican immigrant.

Eighteen-year-old Brian Scully said in juvenile court in Pennsylvania on Monday that he took part in a July 12 fight that pitted several white teens against 25-year-old Luis Ramirez.

A Schuylkill County judge found the teen delinquent and ordered him to spend at least 90 days in a treatment center.

Scully was one of four youths charged in connection with Ramirez's death in the town of Shenandoah.

A jury this month cleared two other teens of serious charges. A fourth pleaded guilty to violating Ramirez's civil rights and faces federal prison time.

Prosecutors have called the attack a hate crime against Ramirez, an illegal immigrant.

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