UPDATE (02/05/24): NBC Los Angeles has confirmed the 19-year-old man who drowned in a lake outside SoFi Stadium during a concert at the venue was identified Monday by authorities. The body of Mirai Ashley Shepard, of Chula Vista, was recovered at about 11 p.m. Friday. Responders tried to revive him, but he died at the scene.
Original Article: A 19-year-old fan who attended Illenium’s Trilogy concert this past Friday, February 2nd has passed away after drowning in the lake outside of SoFi Stadium.
According to the Inglewood Police Department, officers and security officials assigned to work the event at SoFi Stadium Friday night saw the man walking into the lake and then swimming further in.
Inglewood Police Lt. Cilia Islas said in a statement, “He was seen entering the lake around 9:30 p.m. Friday and did not resurface. A dive team responded and immediately began a search and rescue effort. The man was found shortly before 11 p.m.,” Islas said. “CPR was administered but he was pronounced dead at the scene,” she said.
“It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of an individual this evening,” said SoFi Stadium in a statement made Saturday.