Darlyn Morais Brazilian singer Darlyn Morais, aged 28, passed away on Monday after being bitten by a spider a week earlier. His 18-year-old stepdaughter was also hospitalized due to spider bites but is now in stable condition.
Initial Spider Bite and Hospitalization
Morais began feeling fatigued after being bitten by a spider on the face. Concerned about a potential allergic reaction, he and his wife sought medical care the same day. Following treatment, he was discharged on November 3.
Deteriorating Condition and Hospital Readmission
Unfortunately, Morais‘ condition did not improve, prompting his readmission to Palmas General Hospital on Sunday. Tragically, despite medical efforts, he did not survive and was declared dead on Monday.
Investigation and Uncertainty
The State Department of Health is currently investigating the cause of Morais’ death. There is no information available about the specific type of spider responsible for the bites on Morais and his stepdaughter.
Experts from the Butantan Institute, a Brazilian bio-research center, noted that Morais’ spider bite did not display typical characteristics of araneism. They emphasized the importance of waiting for the official report to confirm the diagnosis.
Family Statement: Darlyn Morais
Morais‘ family expressed their gratitude for the support they received during this difficult time in a statement posted on the singer’s Instagram account.
Musical Career and Genre
Darlyn Morais had been involved in music since the age of 15, primarily focusing on Forro, a music genre popular in Brazil’s northeastern region. He was also a member of a three-person band, performing regularly in various Brazilian states.