Man Reportedly Dies After Falling During Slipknot’s Tinley Park, IL Show

According to, a 62-year-old man named Richard Valadez passed away after falling down during Slipknot’s August 11 show at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Illinois. Valdez was reportedly moshing when he fell out of the pit onto the grass as the band were performing. Those in attendance tried to help him up, but he ended up suffering seizure. People then called for help and two men started to perform CPR on him before staff and emergency personnel showed up. Valdez was pronounced dead at 11:34 p.m. The cause of death has yet to be revealed and a spokeswoman for the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said an autopsy is still pending.

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