GlobalGathering festival: Man dies after becoming ill
- 26 July 2014
- From the section Coventry & Warwickshire
A man has died after falling ill at the GlobalGathering dance music festival.
Warwickshire Police said the 20-year-old was taken from the annual two-day event, at Long Marston airfield near Stratford-upon-Avon, to Warwick Hospital on Friday evening.
It was confirmed he had died early on Saturday morning.
A spokesman said the death was being treated as unexplained and a post-mortem examination would take place. The event is due to finish on Saturday.
A spokeswoman for GlobalGathering said they were assisting Warwickshire Police with the investigation.
She said: "Everyone at GlobalGathering is deeply saddened by this tragic news."
Thousands of people attended the event and police issued warnings for people to drink enough water in the warm weather.