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Near Carcassonne: drummer infarction at the end of the concert, the municipal defibrillator out of service

Near Carcassonne: drummer infarction at the end of the concert, the municipal defibrillator out of service

The tragedy occurred on the evening of Friday, November 4 at the Café de la Terrasse, where the group Smashing Burritos performed in front of around forty people. Aged 58, drummer Eric succumbed to a heart attack at the end of the concert.

Friday evening, the party was in full swing at the Café de la Terrasse in Marseillette, which hosted the regional group Smashing Burritos in an atmosphere favoring blues, funk and southern rock. On site, about forty people came to party and relax for this first evening of the weekend. Everything was going for the best, just before the band’s drummer suffered a heart attack on the penultimate song of the repertoire. It was 11:30 p.m.

Near Carcassonne: drummer infarction at the end of the concert, the municipal defibrillator out of service

The concert came to an abrupt end.
Independent – CHRISTOPHE BARREAU

Very quickly, while others called for help, several people took turns to provide first aid, including cardiac massage. In these moments, every minute counts. At the same time, people went to collect the municipal defibrillator located nearby, about 500 meters from the Café. “As soon as I wanted to turn it on, there was no battery”testifies Rex the boss.

The municipal defibrillator was installed not far from the Café de la Terrasse.

The municipal defibrillator was installed not far from the Café de la Terrasse.
Independent – CHRISTOPHE BARREAU

Upon their arrival, the firefighters were able to resume resuscitation without finally managing to bring the victim back to life. “I don’t know if the defibrillator would have been effective, because the firefighters told us that he had a history of heart disease. We won’t know!” For the time being, there is no causal link established in this case. No more than there is a police investigation. Reached by telephone, the mayor of Marseillette Bernadette Duclos did not wish to speak on the subject, except by saying that “the defibrillator battery had been changed” without knowing when…” Eric the drummer was 58 years old. He leaves behind him a 12-year-old girl.

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