Alexandra Palace gig marred by man’s death ‘in the mosh pit’

Ali Mills. Picture: Facebook

Ali Mills. Picture: Facebook - Credit: Archant

A 25 year-old concert-goer died at an Alexandra Palace gig on Friday night.

Ali Mills, from Cheshunt in Hertfordshire, died in a mosh pit during a performance by Sheffield band Bring Me The Horizon.

Police and the ambulance service were called at 9.50pm, but Mr Mills was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alexandra Palace released a statement about Mr Mills’ death sending condolences to his family.

A spokesperson for the venue added: “We would like to clarify that this was a tragic medical incident and unrelated to the extensive security measures in place at all of or our events.”

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“We work closely with our local authority, licensing and the emergency services to ensure that regulations and requirements relating to the planning of an event are always executed to a high standard.”

The police added: “At this early stage the death is not being treated as suspicious.”

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The band released a statement saying they had been “horrified” by Mr Mills’ death.

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