PONCHATOULA – Relations of a devout Alabama football fan say he was fatally crushed whereas out celebrating Saturday night time’s recreation in a Tangipahoa Parish bar.
In response to police, officers have been referred to as to the Ponchatoula Pub early Sunday morning in response to a bar battle with accidents. Police stated forty six-yr-previous Robert Bowers suffered critical injuries after being knocked unconscious by two different men at the bar.
Ponchatoula police say a volunteer firefighter offered medical consideration till an ambulance arrived and transported Bowers to North Oaks Medical Middle in Hammond. He was later moved to College Medical Middle the place he died Tuesday.
Friends and family had been asking for help for Bowers online utilizing #rolltideforrobert as he fought to stay alive within the hospital this week, soliciting donations to assist pay for medical expenses.
A family member tells WBRZ that Bowers, a Louisiana resident, was an adamant fan of the Crimson Tide and had gone out to observe the Bama-LSU recreation earlier that night time. They consider the attack was motivated by Bowers’ fandom.
The lads who allegedly attacked Bowers, recognized as 27-yr-previous Azia Crockett and 24-yr-previous Ryan Anthony, have been arrested and booked on felony manslaughter expenses.
Police have not released specifics on what prompted the altercation.