UPDATE: It has since been confirmed that the fan passed away due to natural causes. The band commented:
“This morning we learned that the man transported to the hospital from our show last night in Milwaukee passed away from natural causes. Our hearts are broken for him and his family. Once again we ask that you send the family your thoughts, prayers and deepest condolences and respect their right to privacy during this time.”
Ghost’s May 31 show at the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee, WI was cut short after a man collapsed in the pit during the intermission. According to Jsonline.com, CPR was performed and the man was transported to the hospital. His name and condition were not immediately known, but various fans in attendance have left comments on the band’s social media saying he was unresponsive and that he has sadly passed. Ghost commented:
“Tonight, in Milwaukee there was a medical emergency with one of our fans. We decided not to continue out of respect to him and his family. Ghost and all who work with us ask that you please send the family your thoughts, prayers and respect their privacy during this time.”
A video report on the incident can be found at CBS58.com. The tragedy happened just as Ghost were celebrating the release of their new album “Prequelle.“
[via The PRP]
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