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Male Model Collapses on Catwalk and Dies at São Paulo Fashion Week

By Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - 26-year-old Brazilian model Tales Soares fell while turning to leave the runway. Medics immediately attended to him in front of horrified onlookers, according to local media reports.

A medical team attended to him on the catwalk and Soares was later taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The statement did not provide more details.

According to Folha de São Paulo, people in the crowd initially thought his stumbling was part of a performance.

"SPFW has just received the news of the death of model Tales Soares, who suddenly . . .

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