Playing the role of Judas in an Easter production of «the way of the cross of Jesus» ended in tragedy for a 23-year-old actor from the Mexican city Tancitaro. Depicting hanging on the tree betrayed Christ disciple, the young man slipped down the stand and hung in the air.
The members of the troupe and the audience tried to revive the accident, but did not succeed – he died from asphyxia on the way to the hospital, wrote on Tuesday, April 18, the British tabloid The Daily Mail.
Police are investigating the accident version of the conspiracy and the suicide will not be considered.
A similar tragedy occurred in 2012 in Brazil. The actor, depicting on stage the suicide of Judas, also accidentally hanged himself.