In a statement on their official Facebook
page, Miss May I
have responded to the death of Alberto Scott
, who collapsed after a show by the band in New York. The band members, who are "deeply shocked and saddened"
by the news, have urged fans to donate to Scott's funeral costs:"As many of you will have heard, Alberto Scott, a Miss May I fan in attendance at our Webster Hall show on Saturday night tragically died. We were deeply shocked and saddened to hear this news. We are awaiting a full report from the New York Police Department. In the meantime, we'd ask that all your thoughts and prayers be with his family. We have been made aware of a webpage that is raising funds to help pay for his funeral costs. We will be making a contribution and we'd strongly urge others to do so."
While it was initially reported that Scott had died after stage-diving at the show, it is has since been revealed that he collapsed after exiting the venue.
The link to the Alberto Scott funeral expenses donation page is here