Woman Dies After Collapsing at Coachella of ‘Apparent Drug Overdose’
According to The Hollywood Reporter reports Kimchi Truong, 24, from Oakland, Calif., died Thursday afternoon (April 18), nearly a week after collapsing on the festival grounds April 12.
Concert promoter Goldenvoice described the death of Kimchi Truong as an “apparent drug overdose” in a statement he read:
Last weekend, a festival attendee suffered an apparent drug overdose. The individual was seen by on-site medical staff and later transferred to JFK Memorial Hospital and later to Desert Regional Medical Center. We are saddened to learn the individual has died. We believe this to be an unfortunate but isolated incident. Our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends.
Sgt. Curt James of the Riverside County sheriff-coroner’s office to THR could not confirm that it was an overdose related death and won’t know the cause for up to six weeks but states that they are testing to find out whether drugs or alcohol are involved in the death.
Our prayers go out to Kimchi family and friends.