Brazilian Actor Accidentally Hangs Himself While Playing 'Judas'

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According to the Associated Press, Brazilian actor Tiago Klimeck, who accidentally hung himself during a Passion play, has died. The 27-year-old, who was re-enacting Judas' suicide in the production, passed away from cerebral hypoxia yesterday- 17 days after the incident.

Klimeck hung for four minutes before his fellow cast members realized that the saftey vest he was wearing was in fact strangling him. An autopsy is set to be performed today, April 23.

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