INGLEWOOD, Calif. – A tragic incident occurred at SoFi Stadium on Friday night, resulting in the death of an individual after a drowning incident in the stadium’s lake. SoFi Stadium officials confirmed the incident on Saturday, expressing their sadness at the situation.
The incident began when stadium security officers observed a 19-year-old male entering the lake area just before 9:30 p.m. on Friday. The young man was seen swimming in the lake, but at one point, he submerged underwater and did not resurface. Authorities quickly deployed a search and rescue team, and by 11 p.m., the body of the male was recovered from the lake.
SoFi Stadium officials extended their deepest condolences to the individual’s family and friends, expressing their thoughts and prayers for them during this difficult time. The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of his family members, and authorities have not provided further details on the circumstances surrounding the incident at this time.
The investigation into the matter is ongoing, and as more information becomes available, it will be provided. This tragic event serves as a reminder of the importance of water safety and vigilance, especially in public spaces like stadiums and recreational areas. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the victim as they navigate through this challenging time.
As details continue to emerge, stay tuned for further updates on this developing story.