Saturday 1 November 2014

Man (20) dies at music festival

Published 26/07/2014 | 17:07

20-year-old man has died in hospital after being taken ill at a dance festival.

Warwickshire Police are investigating after the man was rushed to hospital from the Global Gathering event at Long Marston airfield near Stratford upon Avon.

He was pronounced dead at Warwick Hospital at 1am despite staff attempts to save him.

A force spokesman said the death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Post-mortem tests are due to take place and the man's family have been informed.

A spokeswoman for Global Gathering said they were assisting Warwickshire Police with their investigation.

She said: "Everyone at GlobalGathering is deeply saddened by this tragic news.

"Our sincerest thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends at this time.

"We are assisting Warwickshire Police with their ongoing investigation."

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