Festival organisers working with police after weekend death

A female festival-goer has died at a music event in Hampshire. It is the third death at the Boomtown Fair in four years.

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Boomtown festival 'doing all it can' following death

The organisers of the Boomtown festival have released a statement following the death of a 31-year-old woman.

It comes after an 18-year-old, from Somerset, died after taking the drug ketamine at last year's event.

"BoomTown fair would like to express their sincerest condolences to the family of the young woman who was found unconscious on site but despite the efforts of all our staff involved she was later pronounced dead shortly after arriving at Winchester hospital.

"Our thoughts are with all her loved ones at this tragic time and the festival is doing all it can to assist those involved."

– Boomtown spokesperson

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