Police investigating death of Clemson student after incident at music festival
MIAMI (FOX Carolina) - An investigation is underway after police said a Clemson University student who was in Miami for a concert died over the weekend.
The Miami-Dade Police Department confirmed they are investigating the death of 23-year-old Jordan Petrocchi.
His death occurred after an incident at Rolling Loud Miami music festival at Hard Rock Stadium, according to officers. Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue transported Petrocchi from the concert to Jackson Memorial Hospital on Saturday.
On Sunday, police were called to the hospital to investigate.
Petrocchi’s cause of death has not yet been determined. Police said they are waiting on autopsy results and additional testing. However, investigators said they did not see apparent signs of trauma.
Petrocchi was a senior management major from Seneca.
“Jordan’s death comes as a shock to the entire Clemson Family,” Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Chris Miller said in a statement. “We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss and extend thoughts and prayers to his family and friends during this difficult time.”
Friends have set up a GoFundMe for Petrocchi’s family to help cover his funeral expenses. According to friends, he was set to graduate in August.
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