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Korn Release Statement Regarding Death of Fan

August 2, 2006 3:54 PM ET

Korn have released a statement addressing the death of fan and Family Values Tour-attendee Andy Richardson, who died yesterday after being beaten to death by fellow audience-members:

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 senseless act or has any information about the attack to please immediately come forward by contacting local authorities.

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