Man Found Dead in Dumpster After Jason Aldean Concert in Cleveland

By Annie Reuter

Tragedy occurred this past weekend at a Jason Aldean concert in Cleveland, when a 22-year-old man was found dead.

Cory Barron of Fremont, Ohio, went missing on July 18 during Aldean’s concert at Cleveland’s Progressive Field. He was found by a landfill worker yesterday (July 22) in nearby New Russia Township, CBS News reports.

Barron was identified by his ID and still had his ticket stub on him. Meanwhile, local police are continuing to investigate the situation. Barron was last seen around 9:30pm after leaving his seat to meet up with friends in another section of the venue. It is thought he could have fallen down a trash chute before landing in a Dumpster.

The investigation is ongoing.

Related: Jason Aldean Premieres New Single ‘Burnin’ It Down’: Listen

Aldean took to Twitter yesterday to share his condolences with Barron’s family.

It was during this Cleveland concert that Aldean debuted his new single “Burnin’ It Down.”

“I wanted to do something for you guys tonight that we haven’t done yet,” Aldean told the crowd at Cleveland’s Progressive Field in a video posted on YouTube. “We’ve been saving it for you guys this week, because this is our first stadium show of the year. And when I tell you nobody’s heard this song, nobody’s heard this song.”


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