The cause of death of Ana Clara Benevides Machado has been revealed. according to Associated Presswho obtained a forensic report from the Forensic Medicine Institute in Rio this week, the Brazilian Taylor Swift a fan He died of heat exhaustion Before the singer's November stop on her Eras Tour in Rio de Janeiro, when the heat index rose to 140 degrees and fans were allegedly banned from bringing water.
At the port, exposure to heat resulted in cardiac and respiratory arrest and “sudden death.” Anna had no pre-existing conditions or drug use that could have contributed to her death, the outlet reports. She was 23 years old.
Last November, one of the organizers of the event, Time for Fun, books In X's verified account, before the concert, Anna felt unwell and was immediately attended to by paramedics before being taken to the stadium's medical center. She was then transported to a nearby hospital where she died.
After the death of Anna Taylor It was a reaction to the tragedy“I can't believe I'm writing these words but it is with a broken heart to say that we lost a fan earlier tonight before my show,” she wrote on her Instagram Story.
“I can't even tell you how shocked I am by this. There is little information I have other than the fact that she was so beautiful and so young,” Swift wrote. “I won't be able to talk about this from the stage because I feel sad when I try to talk about it. I want to say right now that I feel this loss deeply and my broken heart goes out to her family and my friends. This is the last thing I thought would happen when we decided to do this tour to Brazil. “
Although Taylor did not address Anna's death on stage, she did He appears to be paying tribute For the late fan when she sang the devastating song “Bigger Than the Whole Sky” as one of her surprise songs.
Ana's father, Winnie Machado, previously reacted to her death, Says Folha de São Paulo“I lost my only daughter, a happy and intelligent girl. She was about to graduate in psychology next April. To save money, I have no words to express my pain. She left home to fulfill a dream and came back dead… It will bring nothing back to my daughter, but I hope if the neglect is confirmed… “For someone to be punished, so this doesn't happen to anyone else.”
Shortly after, Taylor Anna's family hosted At her concert in São Paulo, where she met them before taking the stage.
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