Rodriguez was a junior at Heights High School in Houston, according to her family. Her funeral will be at the La Paz Memorial Funeral Home in Houston.
“Dancing was her passion, and now she’s dancing her way to the pearly gates of heaven,” according to a verified GoFundMe account created by her family.
“This was not a concert, it was a struggle for survival,” participant Jeffrey Schmidt told CNN.
Authorities have not released the causes of death for the victims, saying it could take weeks. Meanwhile, the investigation into how the deadly infatuation unfolded is still ongoing.
“Some of these victims have been catastrophically injured,” Crump said, asking for continued prayers for his 9-year-old client, who remains in a coma.
Houston officials have pointed to the artist and others involved in the event as responsible for the chaos that unfolded that night.
Scott has said he was unaware of what was happening in the crowd during his set – and disputes city officials’ account of his responsibility in the tragic events.
New details emerge
Although several reports say that the worst increase in volume occurred around noon. 21.00 CT on November 5, red flags were seen much earlier in the day.
At least eight further breaches would be reported during the day, with 3,000 to 5,000 concert-goers “not scanned” into the venue at 6 p.m. 17.05, shows the log files.
The logs show that several participants were injured and taken to the hospital morning and afternoon. And shortly before noon. At 5 p.m., the Houston Police Department reported “dangerous crowds” at one point.
Eight minutes before Scott took the stage at 9 p.m., more than 260 people had already been treated, according to the logs, which did not specify the type of treatment. And a post at. 21.18 noted a “crush injury.”
Less than half an hour into Scott’s performance, the log reads: “It was here that it all came true.”
“Several people trampled, fainted in front of the stage” at. 21.33, police reported. Shortly afterwards, a police operator reported five 911 calls about “unconscious people in the crowd. Report on possible CPR.”
An incident with mass accidents was reported at. 21:52, shows the log files. From 10pm to about 11.40pm, 17 people had been sent to hospitals, including at least six people with cardiac arrest.
Lawyer says Scott did not know of a mass accident statement
It is unclear what Scott saw from the stage and whether he was aware of the audience conditions, but he continued to perform until around 6 p.m. 22.10.
Scott did not know about the mass accident statement or the full extent of what had happened until the following morning, his attorney said Friday.
“He’s up there trying to perform. He has no ability to know what’s going on downstairs.”
Scott was “on a lift at one point and he sees a boy down … stops the show, [and] he asked for security to get to that person, McPherson tells ABC.
“Understand it when he’s up on stage and he has flashpots going on around him and he has an ear monitor that has music blowing through it and his own voice – he can not hear anything, he can not see anything “, McPherson added.
A funeral is planned for the victims
At least two funerals were held before Saturday, and more are planned over the next week, according to family members and notices posted by various funeral companies.
Another brother, Mirza Ammar Baig, said that Danish had planned to buy a house for their parents before the end of the month.
“It’s unbearable. It’s indescribable,” he said of his brother’s death. “I’m the older brother, but he was the older brother to me. He led this family in a direction I could not have done in any other way … To wake up and not be able to hear his voice, to touch him, to kiss him, to tell him how much we love him, it’s not going to happen anymore. And the way he left this world is not just that. “
CNN’s Keith Allen, Melissa Alonso, Ray Sanchez, Jason Hanna, Rosa Flores and Ed Lavandera contributed to this report.
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