Charleston, SC: Woman Dies Watching IT Chapter Two

A 39-year-old woman died in a Charleston cinema auditorium Sunday while watching a screening of Stephen Kings horror movie, IT Chapter Two.

The incident occurred at the Regal Charles Towne Square cinema complex in Charleston. The cinema-goer attended the new release screening with friends and had complained of chest pains and difficulty breathing during one the film’s climax scenes. According to witnesses, the woman let out a large scream and then collapsed in her seat.

The woman’s friends called EMTs however by the time they arrived the woman was unresponsive and died at the scene.