Brixton Academy Crowd Incident 15.12.2022

Brixton Academy crowd Incident 15.12.2022

Brixton Academy: What happened in the crush?

One woman has died and two others remain in a critical condition after a crush at a gig in Brixton, south London. How did it happen?

While many details are still unclear, the BBC has pieced together this account from verified social media videos and eyewitness accounts.

Brixton crush: O2 Academy to remain closed, council rules

London’s Brixton O2 Academy will remain closed for at least three months, Lambeth Council has ruled.

It comes after two people died and several were injured in a crowd surge in the foyer of the venue during a gig by Afro-pop singer Asake on 15 December.

Brixton Academy security guards regularly 'took bribes'

Some security guards at Brixton Academy regularly took bribes to let people in without tickets, a whistleblower has told the BBC.

Two people lost their lives at the south London venue in December, in a crush outside a gig by Afro-pop star Asake.

Security guard, 23, dies after she was crushed while working at Brixton Academy

A second woman has died after a crush caused by people trying to get into a concert at the 02 Brixton Academy in London.

Gabrielle Hutchinson, 23, was working as one of the contracted security providers for the event on Thursday.

Brixton Academy: Second woman dies after Asake concert crush

A second woman has died after being injured in a crush at a gig at London’s Brixton O2 Academy.

The concert, by Afro-pop singer Asake, was abandoned part-way through after a “large number of people” tried to force their way inside on Thursday, the Met Police said.

MP calls for answers to cause of Brixton Academy ‘crowd crush’

An MP has called for answers to what led to a suspected crowd crush at a concert at the O2 Academy Brixton, stating that “ticketing and security procedures have not performed as they should have”.

Brixton Academy: Mother of two dies after Asake concert crush

A woman has died after being injured in a crush at a gig at London’s Brixton O2 Academy that left several others hurt.

The concert, by Afro-pop singer Asake, had to be abandoned part-way through after a “large number of people” tried to force their way inside on Thursday, the Met Police said.

Rebecca Ikumelo: Who was the 'adorable mother' known for her 'kindness and love' who died after Brixton Academy crush?

The mother-of-two was well known for her TikTok and Instagram posts about parenting an autistic child.

Police officer faces investigation for ‘pushing woman down steps’ during Brixton crush

Police officer faces investigation for ‘pushing woman down steps’ during Brixton crush

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