Nashville bar altercation that left DJ to death by asphyxiation leads to 7 indictments: reports | Breaking News Updates

Nashville bar altercation that left DJ to death by asphyxiation leads to 7 indictments: reports

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Seven men were reportedly indicted on Friday in the August death of a disc jockey in Nashville, Tennessee.

The seven men face reckless homicide and aggravated assault charges linked to the asphyxiation death of Dallas Barrett on August 16 at a bar, Nashville FOX 17 reported.

Barrett, 22, was at Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row in Nashville that night when he was allegedly involved in a fight with security after bar officials claimed he was unruly in asking him to leave.

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Dallas Barrett was at Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row in Nashville the night of the altercation that led to his death.
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Security personnel reportedly held Barrett on the ground where he was later found unconscious when police arrived. He died in a hospital that night, Nashville’s WTVF-TV reported.

“They killed my son for no reason,” his mother Tammy Barrett said, according to FOX 17. “I want justice for my child.”

She called for stricter regulations for security guards.

Six of the suspects were bar workers and another man who did not work there is accused of holding Barrett’s legs during the altercation.

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The men are identified as Dylan Thomas Larocca, 33; John D. Eustache, 26; Mark Ryan Watkins, 24; Mallet Daquan Meneese, 30; Jaelen Alexander Maxwell, 23; Tarrell K. Gray, 25, all employed, and Steven Simon, 41, who did not work at the bar, according to FOX 17.

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