Man accused of attacking family at home in Smyrna dies - WSMV Channel 4

Man accused of attacking family at home in Smyrna dies

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SMYRNA, TN (WSMV) -

One of the family members found beaten inside a house in Smyrna on Thursday has died.

Brian Gum, 45, died on Sunday at Vanderbilt Medical Center.

Investigators say Gum attacked his father, 72-year-old Dale Gum; an 11-year-old girl; and a 13-year-old boy at a home on One Mile Lane near Smyrna last week.

Police say the boy jumped to his family's defense and injured Brian Gum.

The girl is still recovering at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital.

Dale Gum and the boy have since been treated and released from the hospital.

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