- Police in Rio de Janiero have launched an inquiry into Time For Enjoyable
- Ana Clara Benevides Machado, a 23-year-old fan, misplaced consciousness at Friday’s live performance and was later pronounced lifeless
- Police say the investigation is related to ‘the crime of endangering the life and well being’ of concertgoers
Brazilian police have launched an investigation into Time For Enjoyable, the corporate that organized Taylor Swift’s reveals in Rio de Janiero, following the dying of a fan amid sweltering temperatures.
A spokesperson for the Civil Police Division of Rio de Janeiro mentioned that its client delegations division had opened an inquiry into ‘the crime of endangering the life and well being’ of concertgoers.
‘Occasion organizers shall be referred to as to testify, and different steps are underway to research the information,’ the assertion learn.
Ana Clara Benevides Machado, 23, misplaced consciousness on the present on November 17 and was taken to a neighborhood hospital, the place she was pronounced lifeless. Her cousin instructed native information shops that she was believed to have suffered cardiac arrest.
Police say the investigation just isn’t related to Machado’s dying.
Ana Clara Benevides Machado, 23, was handled on-site by medical workers earlier than being rushed to the hospital after fainting at Taylor Swift’s Friday evening present in Rio de Janiero
Taylor Swift followers waited for the doorways of Nilton Santos Olympic stadium to open for her Eras Tour live performance amid a warmth wave in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday earlier than the present was referred to as off
Followers had been hosed down exterior the world amid sweltering temperatures
The present was held amid a record-breaking warmth wave, as temperatures within the stadium skyrocketed to 138 levels Fahrenheit.
Swift mentioned in an Instagram story after the present that she was ‘overwhelmed by grief’ over the younger fan’s dying.
The pop star seemed to be struggling to breathe throughout the identical live performance.
In a TikTok video, she turned away from the viewers and hurriedly took a number of gasps of air earlier than beginning the subsequent music.
Followers took to social media, calling on T4F to verify there was entry to water and trending the hashtag ‘T4F WE DEMAND RESPECT.’
The corporate issued a press release the day after Machado’s dying, sending condolences to her household and associates.
‘Yesterday evening, Ana Clara felt unwell and was assisted by a staff of emergency staff and paramedics, being taken to a medical middle at Nilton Santos Olympic Stadium so the primary assist protocol might be utilized,’ they wrote.
‘Given the state of affairs, the medical staff opted to switch her to Salgado Filho Hospital. After practically an hour of emergency help, she regrettably died.’
The corporate introduced that followers would be capable of enter the subsequent two reveals with water bottles and a few sealed meals.
Regardless of the measures, Saturday’s efficiency was postponed.
Benevides had taken her first-ever flight to see her favourite musician earlier than her dying
Swift posted a message to social media after Saturday’s live performance was referred to as off
Swift posted a message from her dressing room studying, partially: ‘The security and well-being of my followers, fellow performers, and crew has to and at all times will come first.’
Benevides had taken her first flight ever to journey from the nation’s center-west area to see her favourite musician.
She created a WhatsApp group to maintain her household up to date, sending images and movies alongside the way in which.
On her strategy to Rio, Benevides despatched a video to members of the family, telling them: ‘Mother, take a look at the aircraft, it is shifting. Mother, I´m on the aircraft. My God in heaven! I am pleased!’
Earlier than the live performance, she posted a video of herself on Instagram clad in a Taylor Swift t-shirt and signature friendship bracelets.
She instructed her followers whereas fanning her face that she´d arrived at 11am – the present started round 7.30pm – and was ‘nonetheless within the mess.’
Swift is scheduled to play three reveals in São Paulo earlier than shifting on to Tokyo.