Victim identified in coliseum assault, suspects wanted in connection


Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove identified the victim who was allegedly assaulted at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and later passed away as 48-year-old Brad Helsel of Waveland.

Biloxi police are looking for the two suspects who are wanted for an assault that occurred Monday night at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.

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The incident occurred at the south west parking lot of the coliseum after a concert ended. The victim was taken to a local hospital.

Officers remained on scene to investigate the incident. Police were notified by the local hospital that the victim passed away. The cause of death is pending results from an autopsy.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Biloxi police.