Yesterday, we found out that sadly there was a death at this year’s edition of EDC Las Vegas. 34-year-old Michael Morse was pronounced dead on Saturday morning, with the cause of his death having yet to be revealed, even though it is said that he passed away due to heat-related issues.

Now, the organizers of the massive celebration, Insomniac Events have released a statement on the matter, which you can read in full 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.”

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