DEATH AT GLASTONBURY

Police believe the death to be drugs related…

A man has collapsed and died near the GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL.

According to Avon And Someset Police, in the early hours of this morning (June 26) police were called to the scene of a male, who had collapsed in a car park outside of the festival site.

The man received treatment at the scene and was taken to the festival medical centre where he was pronounced dead at 3.55am.

The man, who is yet to be formally identified, is believed to be a 24-year-old from the Blackpool area. Police are attempting to trace the man’s next of kin. A post mortem is expected to be carried out on Monday.

Police currently believe the death is drug related and not suspicious.

Two women from the Swindon area have been arrested on suspicion of supply of controlled drugs and are in custody.