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33-year-old woman found dead at Glen Helen punk rock festival

By in Press Enterprise on August 29, 2017

By Steve Ramirez

A 33-year-old woman from Bakersfield was found dead following a punk rock festival Saturday at at the Glen Helen Amphitheater in Devore, the San Bernardino County Sheriff reported.

Bridget Marie Soto, 33, was found unresponsive sitting inside a vehicle just after 11:30 p.m., according to a news release. Emergency workers tried to revive her but were unsuccessful. She was pronounced dead shortly after.

Authorities determined Soto had a ticket for the It’s Not Dead festival, but never entered the venue. Sheriff detectives found no evidence of foul play, the release said.

The San Bernardino County Coroner’s office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The festival hosted 9,366 fans, and the Sherriff’s department previously reported that deputies arrested three for public intoxication, and three others were taken to nearby hospitals for medical treatment.

The names of those arrested were not released. The report said they were booked at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga.


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