A 23-year-old Brazilian girl died last night from heat stroke before the first concert she gave this Friday in Rio de Janeiro Taylor Swifta death that the singer has lamented this same Saturday.
The deceased woman was identified as Ana Benevides, a Psychology student at the Federal University of Rondonópolis, and he fainted from heat strokeas revealed by a friend of the young woman to the newspaper The globe. Benevides was treated at a medical station at the stadium, where they tried to revive her without success for 40 minutes. Afterwards, she was taken by ambulance to a hospital, where she died due to a cardiorespiratory arrest.
He Brazilian government has announced an investigation about the lack of water at concerts. The Minister of Justice, Flávio Dino, announced on his social networks that the Consumer Protection Secretariat, which depends on his office, will open an “immediate investigation” into the restrictions that prevent those who attend large concerts from bringing their own water bottles, which, in Rio de Janeiro, is part of the security measures for large events. According to Dino, “it is unacceptable that people suffer, faint and even die due to lack of access to water.
Through her Instagram account, Taylor Swift confirmed the death this morning, confessing “overwhelmed” by events and taking the opportunity to send his condolences to the family and friends of his follower. However, she announced that I would not make any further statements on the subject. from the stage in the two events he still has pending in Brazil this weekend.
“I can’t believe I’m writing these words, but with a broken heart I have to say that we lost a fan tonight before my concert. I can’t express how devastated I am by this.. “I have very little information beyond the fact that she was incredibly beautiful and too young,” the singer posted. “Pain overcomes me every time I try to talk about this. This is the last thing I thought could happen when we decided to bring this tour to Brazil”.