Matheus Raschen



Age: 20


Summary: Brazilian national youth basketball player and son of Maua Institute of Technology deputy director Nestor Raschen who had been hospitalized in critical condition at an intensive care unit for less a week from third-degree burns suffered up to over 40 percent of his body in the deadly January 27 KISS discotheque nightclub fire that was set off by Brazilian country pop music band Gurizada Fandangueira's pyrotechnics as the blaze reportedly killed more than 230 (and counting) people and also seriously injured over 120 others during a concert held at a party organized by students from six universities and technical courses at the Federal University of Santa Maria becoming one of the most second-deadliest fire disaster in the history of Brazil since 1961, in which the incident bore similarities to the February 2003 fire at The Station nightclub in the U.S. state of Rhode Island because it was a high-casualty fire caused by illegal indoor use of outdoor pyrotechnics.



Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a nightclub fire


Born: April 18, 1992


Died: January 31, 2013


Location: Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil