Report: Man Dies After Moshing At Slipknot Show In Tinley Park, IL


A report on has word that a 62-year-old Zion, IL man identified as Richard Valadez died after attending Slipknot‘s ‘Knotfest Roadshow‘ concert in Tinley Park, IL this past Sunday, August 11th. A cause of death has yet to be determined with an autopsy pending. Valadez was pronounced dead at 11:34 PM.

According to the report, witnesses saw the man partake in the mosh pits during the night, stating that he was knocked down during Slipknot‘s performance of “Sulfur“. According to witness reports, he “seized” upon being helped up with fellow concertgoers performing CPR on him until medical staff arrived.

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Several people also reported that it took some 15-25 minutes for staff and emergency personnel to make their way to the man.

[via Blabbermouth]