Family Releases Statement Following Murder

Barlas Murder Scene

MASON CITY, IA – As Mason City police investigate the  death of 73-year-old Tom Barlas Sr., his family is releasing a statement about the case.  42-year-old Tom Barlas Jr. has been charged with 1st degree murder for the death of his father.  Here is the family statement released on behalf of their attorney:

“The Barlas family would like to express their deepest appreciation for all of the love and support that they have received and continue to receive from friends and family during this extremely difficult time.  They respectfully request that their privacy be honored as they come together as a family and deal with this terrible tragedy and begin the healing process. ”


Richard S. Piscopo, Jr.

Attorney for Barlas Family

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