Kenny Chesney ‘devastated’ over death of a fan following Denver concert

Kenny Chesney ‘devastated’ over death of a fan following Denver concert

Nation star Kenny Chesney stated he’s “devastated” after a fan died falling from an escalator throughout his live performance on the Empower Subject at Mile Excessive in Denver, Colo.

The girl, who’s but to be recognized, fell to the concourse beneath simply earlier than 11 p.m. throughout Chesney’s newest cease on the “Right here and Now” tour on Saturday, The gap of the drop is unknown at the moment.

The incident is being investigated as an unintended dying, Denver Police Division confirmed to The Put up.

“I used to be devastated to study of the lack of somebody after our present,” the “American Children” hitmaker informed The Denver Put up in a press release. “There had been a lot pleasure, a lot coronary heart coming from the folks of Denver final evening — and to listen to that is heartbreaking.”

“Life is treasured. Sharing music brings us collectively and that love we share makes us a lot extra. For the woman who got here to share that love, there are not any phrases. For her family and friends’s loss, I grieve with them and for them”

A girl died after falling from an escalator following Kenny Chesney’s live performance on the Empower Subject at Mile Excessive in Denver, Colo.AP

The id of the lady shall be launched by the Workplace of the Medical Examiner, Denver Police Division informed The Put up.

On Saturday, Denver police tweeted they have been “conducting an outdoor dying investigation” at Empower Subject.

“An grownup feminine visitor at Empower Subject at Mile Excessive was sitting on an escalator railing, fell to the concourse beneath, and died because of the accidents,” they stated in a tweet.

“To my understanding, there was none of that, it was simply an unintended fall, I don’t suppose anybody pushed her or something like that,” police spokesman Nate Magee informed the outlet.

Empower Subject at Mile Excessive, the place Chesney carried out, launched a press release on Twitter following the tragedy.

“We prolong our deepest sympathies to the family members of the lady concerned within the tragic incident that occurred on the finish of Saturday’s live performance at Empower Subject at Mile Excessive,” the assertion learn. 

“There may be nothing extra necessary than the security of our friends, and Stadium Administration Firm is in communication with the Denver Police Division because it investigates this unlucky scenario.”

The accident comes simply weeks since a fan plunged to his dying from an escalator after The Weeknd’s tour-opening present in Philadelphia on July 14.

The concertgoer suffered head trauma after falling about 40 toes at Lincoln Monetary Subject, the Philadelphia Police Division confirmed to The Put up.

Following an investigation, police informed the outlet that the person’s fall seems to have been unintended.

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