Man Found Dead At V Festival
Festival-goer, 20, found in his tent at the event in Staffordshire...
A young man has been found dead in a tent at V Festival in Staffordshire.
According to Sky News, the 20-year-old man was discovered at Weston Park in the early hours of this morning (19 August) and received emergency first aid from site security.
An on-site doctor and paramedics arrived on the scene but were unable to revive him.
Police say they are treating the death as "unexplained" and have appealed for witnesses who may have seen the man prior to his discovery.
Chief Inspector Carl Ratcliffe, who was in command of the Staffordshire Police operation at the site, said: "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."
A spokesman for V Festival added: "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."
Sky News reports that the man's immediate family has been informed.