Coroner Attibutes At Least One EDC Las Vegas Death To MDMA Overdose

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Coroner Attibutes At Least One EDC Las Vegas Death To MDMA Overdose

NBC News 3 Las Vegas is reporting that the Clark County coroner’s office has determined the cause of death of an attendee who collapsed in the parking lot of Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway last month.

The report states:

The coroner ruled that Montgomery Tsang, 24, of San Leandro, Calif., died of acute Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) toxicity, with other significant conditions being cardiac enlargement. MDMA is commonly known as Ecstasy. The manner of death is ruled an accident.

There are believed to be three total EDC Las Vegas deaths related to the festival. In addition to Tsang, Anthony Anaya, 25, of Everett, WA., was found unresponsive in a local hotel after attending EDC and later died at a hospital. Joey Sayachak, 21, of Fresno, CA, was found unresponsive at a Las Vegas residence on June 21st, and later died at the hospital on June 25th. He is said to have come to Las Vegas for EDC, but did not attend the event.

Both Anaya's and Sayachak's,causes of death have yet to be determined and are pending toxicology reports. Typically, results are returned in three to six weeks.

Source: NBC News 3