Eric Mansfield, director of creative services for Warner Bros. Nashville, was found dead near his home on Nov. 11, the victim of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to local press reports.

Eric Mansfield, director of creative services for Warner Bros. Nashville, was found dead near his home on Nov. 11, the victim of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to local press reports.

While his assailant has not been identified, Mansfield's murder was believed to be part of a robbery attempt. Warner Bros. has offered a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Mansfield's attacker.

Mansfield, who had been with the label since 1996, was 33. He was related by marriage to Broken Bow VP of promotion Jon Loba.

A memorial service will be held in Nashville on Nov. 15.