Jordan McIldoon: Visiting from British Columbia

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Jordan McIldoon, a 25-year-old from British Columbia became separated from from his girlfriend at the country music concert. He died holding a stranger's hand.

Heather Gooze told 8 News NOW that she held McIldoon's hand as he died even though she didn't know him. She said, she didn't want him to be alone.

When his cell phone rang, she answered it and learned who he was and eventually spoke with his mother and girlfriend. She was the one who relayed the terrible news to his family that he was not coming home.

She promised his mother that she would stay with his body as long as it took.

She was with him until 3 a.m. Monday. During those hours, she learned that McIldoon was a great guy who loved his family, girlfriend and friends. 

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