Christmas weekend death in Eli community ruled accidental

Russell County Coroner Mark Coots told WJRS News that an investigation into a man’s death in the Eli community over the Christmas weekend has been ruled accidental.

Bryan J. Brummett, age 40, died from injuries sustained in the late hours of Dec. 25, according to the coroner’s office, and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death resulted in a preliminary ruling of an accidental death.

According to a release from the coroner’s office, in the midst of a domestic dispute, Brummett punched through a window, resulting in a severed artery.

According to the coroner’s office, further lab tests are pending, but are not likely to change the cause of death.


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