Thursday it was reported that another Astroworld victim has died; making that number nine. Her name is Bharti Shahani and she was a 22 year old Texas A & M student.
After being declared brain dead , attorneys for the family said she was pronounced dead at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday. The victim’s mother gave a heartfelt outcry for her child. It’s heart wrenching to watch.
The young Aggie went to the festival with her sister and cousin but they got separated during the crowd surge.
When the they found Bharti she was badly injured and was taken to an area ICU where she is on a ventilator, according to the family’s attorney.
Her younger sister Namrata shared an update and asked for prayers on a gofundme.com account set up by the family to help cover expenses.
Here is the sister’s post:
“Bharti was critically injured during the Astroworld 2021 festival in Houston, Texas and is currently in the ICU fighting for her life. Our family remains by Bharti’s side and are unable to work. We are raising funds to help cover mounting expenses during this strenuous time. Bharti is the light of our lives and we are all praying for her full and speedy recovery. We greatly appreciate any donations and ask that everyone keep Bharti and our family in their prayers during this difficult time.”