The names of all ten confirmed victims who were fatally injured at the Astroworld Music Festival have been released by Austin, Texas. Here is the update from the youngest victim to the oldest.
1. Ezra Blount
Also known as EB, he was a 9-year-old boy that attended the Astroworld music festival with his father, according to Variety and was trampled at the concert. He was on life support for a week until an attorney representing the family confirmed the news on Sunday that he had died from injuries.
2. John Hilgert
Hilgert was initially reported as the youngest victim from the Astroworld Music concert tragedy. He was a 14-year-old freshman at Memorial High School, where he played football and baseball, the New York Times reports.
3. Brianna Rodriguez
Rodriguez was a 16-year-old pupil from Heights High School in Houston, Texas, where she was a drill dancer and a major part of the band programme. Rodriguez was with a group of friends at the festival when the crowd surged toward the stage during Scott’s performance, the New York Post reported. .
4. Jacob E. Jurinek
Jurinek was a 20-year-old junior that was enrolled in the field of Journalism at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Following the events of his death, the SIU and Carbondale community gathered to honor his life at a memorial service that has been covered by The Daily Egyptian.
5. Franco Patino
Patino happened to be a 21-year-old senior from the University of Dayton, where he was enrolled in the institution's engineering/technology faculty and studying mechanical engineering technology and human movement biomechanics.
6. Axel Acosta
Acosta was a 21-year-old junior at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Wash. Acosta is said to have been majoring in computer science. ABC13 reported that initially, the authorities needed the public's help to identify Acosta. Until his father later identified the body that had been recovered from Memorial Hermann Hospital after the incident.
7. Bharti Shahani
Shahani was a 22-year-old woman who was seriously injured at the event and showed no brain activity shortly after arriving at the hospital, only to die on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. According to her family, she was a student at Texas A&M University, studying Computer Science after dropping Chemical Engineering at the end of her first semester.
8. Rodolfo Peña
Peña happened to be a 23-year-old student at Laredo College in Laredo, Texas. Pena was known as an aspiring model and psychology student with aspirations of someday becoming a U.S. Border Patrol agent, as reported by KGNS TV.
9. Madison Dubiski
Dubiski was a 23-year-old Houston resident who graduated from Cypress Fair High School. He then later enrolled at the University of Mississippi. At the time of her death, she worked at a Houston-based advertising agency.
10. Danish Baig
Baig was a 27-year-old who worked at AT&T, where he was a district manager. He also happens to be the eldest of the ten people who lost their lives at the Astroworld Music Festival. People Magazine reported that he died while trying to save his fiancé.
Messages of condolences have been pouring across the world, and members of the entertainment industry share their heartfelt messages to the affected families.
Around 300 more people were reportedly wounded, according to a report from Variety, and the health status of many more remains unknown.
Only ten fatalities have been confirmed, and the health officials are unsure whether this number will increase in the coming days or weeks.
- This is a developing story.