Insomniac Releases Statement on Attendee's Death at EDC Vegas
With the official numbers now in, 1,000 people are known to have sought medical attention during the three-day span of Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas. Of the many treated at the festival, 34-year-old Michael Morse, an attendee of the event died on Saturday morning, his body temperature reaching 109.6 degrees at his time of death.
The Clark County coroner is currently conducting an autopsy that will be able to yield specifics regarding the factors that engendered Morse’s death, but has yet to release any additional details surrounding the death.
Insomniac, the promotional company responsible for EDC Vegas’s organization, issued a statement in relation to Morse’s passing today. The statement appears below.
“The unexpected passing of a loved one is tragic, and while the exact cause of this tragedy is still unknown, we do know that family and friends are grieving. It is with great sadness that we send our thoughts and condolences to the loved ones of the man who passed away after the festival had ended.
Our health and safety plan is created over several months with local agencies. Our roaming medical personnel are available twenty-four hours a day, free of charge, with the best emergency room doctors, nurses, EMTs and paramedics in the country. A full staff of security and police are also available to all attendees. We encourage everyone to approach our caring staff and ask for help if needed.”