A Burns Harbor man
has died, after being injured in February in what Porter County Coroner
Chuck Harris characterized as an “attack” at the Shift Change Tap.
Rodney Owen, 46,
died at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Porter Regional Hospital, where he’d
been hospitalized since Feb. 18, Harris said in a statement released late on
A forensic autopsy
conducted earlier on Monday in Mishawaka determined that Owen “had suffered
significant head trauma,” Harris said.
The cause and
manner of death, however, are pending until the conclusion of the
investigation being conducted by Burns Harbor Police and the Prosecuting
Attorney’s Office, Harris said.
The BHPD said today
that a full report on the incident at the Shift Change Tap will be released
when the investigation has been completed.