Man critically injured in bar fight passes away, arrests made
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -A man who was critically injured in a bar fight in Ponchatoula has died, and investigators say arrests have been made.
According to the Ponchatoula Police Department, Ryan Anthony and Azia Crockett have been arrested on felony manslaughter charges.
Deputies said Crockett and Anthony started an altercation with Robert Bowers in the Ponchatoula Pub on West Pine Street on Sunday.
According to the report, Bowers became unconscious and received immediate medical attention from a Ponchatoula Volunteer Fireman until Acadian Ambulance arrived on the scene.
Bowers was transported to North Oaks Medical Center and then later transported to University Medical Center where he remained on life support until he lost his life Wednesday, according to police.
Both Crockett and Anthony turned themselves into Ponchatoula detectives, and were booked and transported to the Tangipahoa Parish Jail, according to the report.
Alexandria said a firefighter who was at the bar did CPR and restored her father’s pulse. This was also caught on video and posted to social media.