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Festival death teenager named

Police have named the 18-year-old who died. Credit: ITV Border

The teenager who died following believed substance abuse at Kendal Calling has been named.

Christian Pay, 18, from Millom, was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary with four other people who became ill at the music festival.

He died, three other men are in a serious but stable condition, and one woman is in a critical but stable condition.

A 20-year-old man from Manchester has been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply.

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Organisers 'deeply saddened' after Kendal Calling death

Kendal Calling. Credit: ITV Border

The organisers of Kendal Calling have released a statement, following the death of a teenager who was attending the festival.

We are deeply saddened that a male who attended Kendal Calling passed away at Carlisle Hospital this morning. Our thoughts and condolences are with his family and we are doing everything possible to support the police with their enquiries.”

– Kendal Calling

An 18-year-old man from Millom has died, following suspected substance abuse.

Four other people have been taken to the Cumberland Infirmary, and a 20-year-old man from Manchester has been arrested.

Police have detailed three tablets that could be connected to the death.

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Three drugs 'could be connected' to Kendal Calling death

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Police have released information about three drugs, which may be connected to the death of a man who was attending Kendal Calling.

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They are asking people not to take any illegal drugs, and for anyone with information to contact them on 101.

An 18-year-old man from Millom has died, and four other people have been taken to the Cumberland Infirmary.

A 20-year-old man from Manchester has been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply. He is currently being detained for questioning.

This is a very serious incident and people attending the festival need to be aware of the potential dangers of taking such illegal drugs. You cannot be sure of what the drug contains and therefore could cause fatal consequences. Please for your own safety do not take any illegal drugs.”

– Superintendent Justin Bibby
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Teenager from Millom dies at Kendal Calling

Police reveal the man who died at Kendal Calling was an 18-year-old from Million Credit: ITV Border

Police say the man who died after attending the Kendal Calling festival was an 18-year-old from Millom.

Four other people are still at the Cumberland Infirmary, while a 20-year-old man from Manchester has been arrested.

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