Man Dies at Global Gathering

A man has died while attending the Global Gathering dance music festival near Stratford-upon-Avon. The annual event attracts thousands of electronic music fans and is now in its twelfth year.

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Man dies at Global Gathering

Global Gathering's main stage Credit: PA

Police are investigating the death of a 24 year old man, who died yesterday at the music festival, Global Gathering.

Paramedics were called, after a male was discovered unconscious in a tent. However, despite attempts to save him, he was declared dead at 4:40pm.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post mortem examination is due to take place in due course.

Global Gathering, situated near Stratford-upon-Avon, attracts thousands of electronic music fans each year and is taking place this weekend at the Long Marston Airfield.

Over the years the festival has grown in size, with 50,000 visitors and 30,000 campers now staying overnight to see two days of live acts and DJ's.

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