The Courts will be dealing this morning with the trial of two suspects in the November 10th murder of Gaston Ambroise Gumbgs. The 60 year old French Quarter resident was found on the weekend of November 10th, his body burnt in an obvious attempt to hide evidence.Two suspects in the case Sobiesky Manuel P. and Stevenson P. will be tried, however one will be tried in absentia. On Sunday June 23rd 2013 3 suspects including Sobiesky Manuel Parrondo, a 25 year old from the Dominican Republic escaped along with them his attorney Geert Hatzmann has allowed the trial to go forward without his client. Geert Hatzmann, claims to have had no contact with his client since his escape. arrondon’s co defendant Stevenson, is still in custody.
Photos above from Bibi Shaw’s SMN news, photos of Geert Hatzmann, by Judith roumou