Italian Actor Declared Brain Dead After Hanging Scene During Play Goes Horribly Wrong — Read The Devastating Report
An Italian actor was declared clinically dead on Thursday after accidentally strangling himself during a play in Pisa.
According to reports, Raphael Schumacher had been in a coma since Saturday, when a hanging scene went tragically wrong in the experimental production Mirages.
The 27-year-old was taken to a local hospital after a medical student watching the show noticed the actor was trembling during the scene. The student stepped in and removed his mask from his face and loosened the noose around his neck.
Gabriele De Luca, the show's art director, told reporters that Schumacher changed the script to replace fake gunshots with a noose. She said: