RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: The anticipation and joy surrounding 's Eras Tour in Brazil have been eclipsed by tragedy. Gabriel Milhomem Santos, a devoted Swiftie, tragically lost his life after being fatally stabbed just hours before he was to attend the highly anticipated Taylor Swift concert in Rio de Janeiro, as per .
Gabriel Milhomem Santos was an only child and deeply close to his mother
Gabriel Milhomem Santos, a vibrant 25-year-old from Belo Horizonte, was a passionate Swift fan.
Described by his family as cheerful, affectionate, and immensely studious, Gabriel had made the journey to Rio de Janeiro to fulfill his long-cherished dream of witnessing Swift's performance at the Nilton Santos Olympic Stadium.
Tragically, his dream was cut short when he was fatally stabbed while resting at Copacabana beach in the early hours of Sunday morning. Gabriel had been with two cousins, enjoying a peaceful moment by the iconic beach, when the unimaginable tragedy unfolded.