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Death mars Coachella festival's second weekend

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Apr 18, 2014 | 3:24pm EDT

The second weekend of this year's (14) Coachella music festival in California has been marred by a death - a woman who attended last week's (11-13Apr14) event in Indio has died from an apparent drug overdose. Kimchi Truong, 24, was taken to John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital on Saturday (12Apr14) after collapsing at the event. She passed away on Thursday (17Apr14). Police are still investigating her death. A statement from a representative for concert promoter Goldenvoice reads: "Last weekend, a festival attendee suffered an apparent drug overdose... 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." The second round of Coachella festival performances will begin on Friday night (18Apr14).

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