Monday, 1 February 2010

Metallica saddened by death of fan

Metallica have said they were "profoundly saddened" to hear that a fan who went missing during one of their shows has been found dead.

The rockers posted condolences on their website, saying their thoughts were with the family and friends of Morgan Harrington, 20, whose remains have been found three months after she disappeared while attending the band's gig in Virginia.

The band said: "Our most sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of Morgan Dana Harrington, the 20-year-old Virginia Tech student who was last seen while attending our concert at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, VA."