Teen dies at Leeds festival

Tributes have been paid to a 19-year-old who died at Leeds festival. James Houghton, from Hartlepool, was with a group of friends when he collapsed on Sunday night.

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Teenager dies at Leeds Festival

A popular teenage guitarist who was about to go to university has died after collapsing at the Leeds Festival.

James Houghton, 19, from Hartlepool, travelled to the event with friends.

Police are investigating the "unexplained death", which is not being treated as suspicious.

A spokeswoman said: "West Yorkshire Police is investigating the circumstances surrounding the unexplained death of a 19-year-old man at the Leeds Festival.

"Police officers working at the festival were called to the on-site medical facilities at 11.22pm on Sunday August 25, following his collapse elsewhere on site.

"He was pronounced dead at the festival site. Police are not treating the death as suspicious at this time."

His family have been informed.

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