The 25-year-old man, who was crushed on the sidelines of a Christopher Street Day gathering in Munster, is dead. He succumbed to his injuries early Friday morning, police and prosecutors said. He intervened when an unknown man insulted participants and was knocked to the ground by him.
According to earlier investigators, the 25-year-old lost his balance before another punch hit him in the face. Then the 25-year-old lost consciousness and hit his head on the asphalt. After the attack he was taken to the hospital, after all he was in an artificial coma.
The suspect, described as an 18 to 20-year-old man, fled on foot with a companion. According to witnesses, the slight man wore flared jeans, a T-shirt and a bucket hat. The police are looking for him and are looking for other witnesses.