KORN Asks Witnesses To Come Forward Following Fan Death

KORN has finally released a statement on the death of Andy Richardson. Richardson passed away Tuesday, August 1 due to critical injuries he recieved at the Family Values tour in Atlanta. He was attacked by two men during the DEFTONES' set on Sunday (July 30). Police say they have identified "persons of interest" in connection with the incident but have yet to make any arrests.

KORN's statement in full:

"All the bands on The Family Values Tour offer their sincerest condolences and prayers to the family of 30-year-old Andy Richardson. Richardson, who attended Sunday's show at Atlanta's Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheater, was beaten by two men at the concert and subsequently was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday, August 1. The incident occurred during the DEFTONES set, before tour headliners KORN took the stage. KORN are appalled at the actions of these men and are imploring anyone who witnessed this or has any information about the attack to please immediately come forward by contacting local authorities."

(Thanks: KornUnleashed.net)

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