9/03/2019

The former owner of a historic New Orleans music club has died in an apparent Mississippi hunting accident. Gulf Coast news outlets report that 68-year-old Roland Von Kurnatowski, the former owner of Tipitina’s, died.

Gulf Coast news outlets report that 68-year-old Roland Von Kurnatowski, the former owner of Tipitina’s, died Sunday. Hancock County, Mississippi, Coroner Jim Faulk told WWL-TV in New Orleans he does not suspect foul play, but the cause of death remains under investigation. Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam told WLOX-TV in Biloxi that Von Kurnatowski was hog hunting over the weekend. Adam said Kurnatowski’s weapon discharged as he climbed a ladder to a hunting stand.does not suspect foul play, but the cause of death remains under investigation. Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam told WLOX-TV in Biloxi that Von Kurnatowski was hog hunting over the weekend. Adam said Kurnatowski’s weapon discharged as he climbed a ladder to a hunting stand.

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