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MAN DIES AFTER FALLING ILL AT GLOBAL GATHERING By Patrick Swift

27 July 2014
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MAN DIES AFTER FALLING ILL AT GLOBAL GATHERING

According to reports, a man has died after falling ill whilst attending Global Gathering.

The 20-year-old man was taken from the festival, which takes place at Long Marston airfield near Stratford-upon-Avon, to Warwick Hospital on Friday evening.

It has been confirmed that the man then died early on Saturday morning, with the exact cause of his death remaining unconfirmed and a post-mortem is due to take place to determine the exact cause of death.

A spokesperson at Global Gathering said the following:

"Everyone at Global Gathering 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."

Very high temperatures were experienced at this year's Global Gathering, and police issued warnings for attendees to ensure that they stayed hydrated at the festival.

[Via: BBC News]

TAGS: DEATH / FESTIVAL / GLOBAL GATHERING

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