Tuesday September 19, 2023 10:39 p.m.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The Norfolk (Mass.) District Attorney’s Office is investigating the death of a fan attending Sunday night’s game between the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium.
According to officials, there was an incident in the 300 Stadium section shortly before 11 p.m. ET, and Dale Mooney, 53, of Newmarket, New Hampshire, was “apparently in need of medical attention.”
After local police and firefighters arrived, Mooney was transported to a local hospital, where he died shortly before midnight, according to Massachusetts State Police.
A state police spokesperson said the prosecutor’s office is “investigating the facts and circumstances of the man’s death, including the sequence of events preceding the medical incident.”
The Norfolk District Attorney says he is awaiting results from the medical examiner’s office/autopsy to determine the official cause of death. There are currently no criminal charges pending.
Gillette Stadium released the following statement.
“We are heartbroken to learn of the tragic passing of Dale Mooney, a longtime Patriots fan and 30-year season ticket member, who died while attending last Sunday night’s Patriots game. We continue to working with local authorities to assist them in their ongoing investigation. We extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to Dale’s family and all those who are mourning his loss.”
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