BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome has released a statement on the passing of Judge Christopher R. Dassau.

Dassau’s death was announced on Sunday.

East Baton Rouge Parish has lost a talented and dedicated public servant with the passing of Judge Christopher Dassau. He was a prosecutor for Baker prior to serving in the 19th Judicial District Court. Judge Dassau was committed to justice and progress in our community. Please keep his family and loved ones in your thoughts and prayers.

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome