Man dies at V festival named

A 22-year-old man has died at V Festival in Staffordshire.
Police name 22-year-old man who died at V Festival as Timothy Brockhurst Photo: PA Pictures

A 22-year-old man named as Timothy Brockhurst has died at the V Festival in Staffordshire.

Security guards at Weston Park were called to his tent at around 1am today.

Despite attempts by the campsite guards to revive him, he was pronounced dead after paramedics arrived.

The death of Timothy Brockhurst from Stoke Heath in Shropshire is not being treated as suspicious and a post-mortem examination will take place early next week.

Supt. Pete Owen from Staffordshire Police said:

“Organisers, emergency services and all those involved in the festival are saddened by Timothy’s death and our sympathies are with Timothy’s family and friends at this time.”

– Supt. Pete Owen from Staffordshire Police

We are very saddened by the tragic death of this young man and we are working to establish the full facts and build a picture of his actions in the few hours before his death.

– LEAD INVESTIGATOR CH INSP. CARL RATCLIFFE

An area of campsite was sealed off while forensic officers investigated the scene.

We are all very saddened by this tragic incident, and we want to extend our deepest sympathies to the family of this young man. Our team worked throughout the night to support those affected at the Festival site and we want to thank everyone for their cooperation and support during the incident.

– A SPOKESMAN FOR V-FESTIVAL