APSO gives update on death of Brian Tumas

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Brian Tumas

Sheriff Jeff Wiley reports that an autopsy occurred yesterday afternoon in the death of Brian Tumas, 44, who died of blunt force trauma and a brain injury last Friday, November 4 in the early morning hours.

The autopsy results revealed that in addition to the localized brain damage it also revealed significant injuries from the victim’s lower legs up through his entire body.

“Our department will continue to investigate the death of Tumas and nothing is ruled out as it relates to foul play,” added Sheriff Wiley.

We continue to ask for the public’s assistance in soliciting information on Tumas regarding his friends, associates, or employees.

Anyone who may have information regarding his death is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at 225-621- 4636 or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers at 235-344-STOP (7868). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.