Update: Woman Dies Following Confusion At Asake’s 02 Brixton Academy Concert

A woman who was critically injured during a chaotic incident at the 02 Brixton Academy on Thursday, 15 December 2022 has died.

According to the Metropolitan Police, Rebecca Ikumelo, 33, of Newham, one of the women who was critically injured, died at the hospital on the morning of Saturday, 17 December.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled for Sunday, 18 December, at Greenwich Public Mortuary.

Two other women – aged 21 and 23 – remain in critical condition.

In a statement, Rebecca’s family said: “Rebecca was a graduate of nursing. She was an adorable mother of two children who loved working with kids.

“She was well respected in the family for her care, kindness and love. Her parents call her Tosin (short for Oluwatosin) meaning ‘Lord is Worthy’.”

Asake has since released a statement expressing his condolences to the family of the deceased.

On December 16, 2022, Ghana’s Hub For Pop Culture & Urban Entertainment – www.nydjlive.com, reported that Asake’s o2 Academy Concert eventually got cancelled as large numbers without tickets tried to force their way into the venue leading to chaos.

Asake’s O2 Academy Concert Called Off As People Sustain Critical Injuries

Eight people were taken by ambulance to the hospital.

The concert was the final performance of three sold-out shows at the venue by Nigerian singer Asake, sometimes known as Mr Money. Before the gig, he had posted on Twitter asking fans not to try to gain entry unless they had tickets.

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