Elena Nitu


Age: 18

twelfth-grade student at A.D. Xenopol High School in Bucharest, Romania who had been hospitalized in very serious condition at an intensive care unit for more than a week from severe burns suffered up to 60 percent of her body in the deadly October 30 Colectiv nightclub fire and stampede that killed 32 people (and counting) at the scene and injured more than 180 others when the fire occurred during a free concert performed by the heavy metal band Goodbye to Gravity to celebrate the release of their new album Mantras of War, in which the band's pyrotechnics display comprising of sparkler firework candles ignited the club's flammable polyurethane acoustic foam and caused the fire to expand very quickly becoming the worst such incident in Romania in the last 20 years.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a nightclub fire

Born: May 12, 1997

Died: November 10, 2015

Liverpool, England