Man dies after falling ill at Creamfields music festival
Man dies after falling ill at Creamfields music festival

A 19-year-old man has died after falling ill at Creamfields music festival.

The man had been seen looking unwell by security staff at the Cheshire dance music event shortly before 12:15am on Saturday morning (August 24).

The man from Warrington was taken to a medical tent to be assessed and then transferred by ambulance to Warrington District General Hospital.

Unfortunately nothing could be done to save him and he died, reports StokeonTrent Live .

Creamfields is held in Daresbury
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Detective Inspector Alistair Hinze of Cheshire Police said: “There do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

“A file will prepared for the coroner and our thoughts are with the family at this incredibly difficult time.”

A Creamfields spokesperson added: “We are deeply saddened to hear of this tragic accident.

“We send our deepest condolences to his loved ones and we continue to work closely with the authorities.”

Sunset at Leeds Festival 2019

It’s the second reported death at a music festival this weekend.

Yesterday a 17-year-old girl died of a suspected overdose at Leeds Festival.

Police were called to the Bramham Park in the early hours of Saturday and the 17-year-old girl was pronounced dead at around 3:40am.

It’s believed she took a “combination of drugs”.

A teenage boy, also 17, has been arrested on suspicion of supplying controlled drugs and he remains in custody for questioning.