Man found beaten and robbed near Tigerland dies

Gunner Williamson, found by police nearly beaten to death near Tigerland
Gunner Williamson, found by police nearly beaten to death near Tigerland

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The 22-year-old man found beaten and robbed in Tigerland early Thursday morning has died according to a message posted by his fiancee on his Facebook page.

Gunnar Williamson was found unconscious, robbed and lying on the side of Bob Petit Road, in Tigerland.

Friends say that they are working on setting up an account at all Chase banks in his name for help with funeral expenses.

9News will bring you more details when they become available.

If you have any information on this crime, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).

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