Joey Saychack, 21, was taken to a local hospital on June 20
after he was discovered unresponsive at the Las Vegas-area home
he had rented with a group of friends, Clark County Assistant
Coroner John Fudenberg said.
Saychack, who never made it to the music festival, died at the
hospital on Wednesday, Fudenberg said, adding that a cause of
death had not been determined.
Fudenberg said Saychack of Fresno, California was the third
person to die during the Electric Daisy Carnival, which ran June
20 through June 22 in Las Vegas.
On June 21, 24-year-old Montgomery Tsang of San Leandro,
California, was pronounced dead after attending the first night
of the event. The coroner's office has not yet released a cause
The Las Vegas Sun reported that Tsang collapsed in a parking lot
outside the concert venue under unclear circumstances.
Anthony Anaya, 25, also died after attending the first night of
the festival. Medical examiners were waiting for the results of
blood tests to determine the cause of death for Anaya, of
The Electric Daisy Carnival originated in Los Angeles but was
moved to Las Vegas in 2010 after the death of a 15-year-old
attendee due to drug intoxication.
Last year, the last night of another major electronic music
festival, Electric Zoo in New York City, was canceled after two
attendees died after taking the club drug known as Molly,
exposing the widespread use of illegal stimulants at such
(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Diane Craft)
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