Marina Shaposhnikova
 


 

Age: 37



Summary: Russian childcare worker
who had been hospitalized in critical condition for only a week from extensive burns and severe respiratory injuries she received in the horrific December 5 Lame Horse nightclub fire and stampede that killed at least 110 people (and counting) and seriously injured more than 160 others as the fire quickly spread to the walls and damaged the electrical wing when sparks from fireworks ignited  the low ceiling and willow twig covering after a performance artist threw cold-flame pyrotechnics into the air during one of the most deadliest fire disasters to strike Russia in recent years since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, in which the incident bears some similarities to the February 2003 The Station nightclub fire in the U.S. state of Rhode Island caused by the improper usage of indoor pyrotechnics which ignited the flammable sound-proofing foam in the building.




Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a nightclub fire



Born: January 16, 1972


 
Died: December 12, 2009



Location:
St. Petersburg, Russia