The nine, ages from 21 to 28, collapsed during Friday’s event after consuming drugs at around 1.30am.
Below is a picture of the Stadium Bukit Jalil road that
sometimes we have to drive past
Police have already closed the roads leading to Stadium Bukit Jalil and have sealed off some parts of the venue to prevent concert goers from entering the festival grounds.
Picture below: the 3 day concert was to be a musical extravaganza with the best DJs and performances by international artistes like Pharell and Macklemore
Police have advised Future Music Festival Asia 2014 organisers to cancel Saturday's event after five die due to drug overdose: http://bit.ly/1fYMoPA Another four are in critical condition due to methamphetamine overdose.
KUALA LUMPUR: Six people have died while three others are in critical condition due to methamphetamine overdose at the Future Music Festival Asia 2014 at Bukit Jalil Stadium.
City police chief Senior Deputy Comm Datuk Mohmad Salleh said the nine, ages from 21 to 28, collapsed during Friday’s event after consuming drugs at around 1.30am.
One person died on the spot in Bukit Jalil while another died on the way to the hospital. Three others died at the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC ) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Hospital (HUKM).
Kuala Lumpur deputy CID director ACP Khairi Ahrasawas later confirmed that one of those in a coma, a 27-year-old woman, died Saturday evening at HUKM.
Read: Music festival cancelled after drug overdose deaths, say organisers
Another four people, two of whom are in a coma, are in critical condition at both hospitals SDCP Mohmad said.
“All tested positive for high levels of drugs and the deaths have been classified as overdose.
“Throughout the two-days we arrested 22 people, three foreigners and seven locals, in possession of narcotics.
“In view of this incident and for the interest of public safety, we have advised the organisers to cancel Saturday’s event. Those who bought tickets should contact the organisers for refunds,” Mohmad said.
meant to be a healthy outlet and a cause for celebration for youngsters to hang out and let loose
young people thronging the stadium which we pass by everyday
well attended by youths from neighbouring countries too
Stars like Pharell Williams, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis were scheduled to perform tonight, which would have been the final night of the popular annual music festival.
then this had to happen:
9 people rushed to hospitals
6 die of methamphetamine overdose at the Future Music Festival Asia 2014 at Bukit Jalil Stadium.Future Music Festival Asia 2014 organiser Livescape Asia confirms the cancellation of the third day of the popular music festival.
people leaving the stadium orderly
Asia Future Music Festival 2014 poster.
KONSERT FUTURE MUSIC FESTIVAL ASIA: ABANG KEPADA GADIS YANG MAUT DALAM KONSERT LUAH ISI HATI