GLASTO DEATH – BODY IDENTIFIED

The man discovered two miles from the festivval site was from south London...

The body of a man found near the GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL has been identified.

Gerald Kirima, 34, of Brixton, south London, was discovered at 5.15am on Sunday June 30, near the Bath And West Showground, just to the south of Shepton Mallet, two miles from the festival site.

Kirima was thought to be the victim of a hit-and-run and the initial police response was to link the fatality with a stolen vehicle found nearby.

Police enquiries are ongoing, according to reports on ananova.com. An appeal to the public for information has been launched. Anyone with information relating to the incident can call Crimestoppers in confidence free on 0800 555 111.