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Police report heat exhaustion death of Taylor Swift fan at Rio concert


RIO DE JANEIRO — The tragic death⁢ of a young Brazilian fan at a Taylor Swift‌ concert ‌in Rio de Janeiro ⁣has left the nation ⁣in mourning. Ana Clara Benevides, 23, collapsed at the Nilton Santos Stadium on ⁣Nov. 17 during the first of Swift’s⁤ six shows in Brazil as part ​of the Eras ⁤Tour. The ‍scorching heat ⁤in Rio ‌at ⁤the time, with ⁢record-breaking temperatures,⁣ led to Benevides suffering from heat⁢ exhaustion, which ultimately⁣ resulted in her passing.

The police report revealed that‌ the extreme heat caused cardiovascular and respiratory issues,​ leading to Benevides’⁢ untimely ⁤death. Despite the high temperatures, ‍toxicological tests showed no alcohol or ⁣drugs⁤ in her‌ system.⁣ Benevides had ​traveled from Mato Grosso do Sul state to attend ‌the ​concert, highlighting ‌the dedication of fans to their favorite artists.

Following the tragic ‌incident, show​ organizers T4F admitted that more measures⁢ could‍ have been ‌taken to‌ help fans cope with the ⁤extreme heat, including‍ changing the start time for shows ‍and ‍allowing fans to bring cups of water into the venue. The police have opened ⁢an investigation into the firm to further understand the circumstances ‌surrounding Benevides’ death.

Taylor Swift expressed her devastation on Instagram and ⁤postponed her second Rio concert ⁢due to the ‌scorching heat. However, she continued ⁢with the remaining shows on​ the Brazilian leg⁤ of the Eras Tour, showing her resilience and dedication to her fans.

The loss of Ana Clara Benevides serves⁤ as a reminder of the importance of ensuring the safety⁤ and well-being of concertgoers, especially in extreme weather conditions.⁢ Our ⁣thoughts are with her​ family and friends during this difficult time.

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