Man dies at Electric Forest Festival in US

Police waiting on autopsy report on 20-year-old Brian Brockette

Police in Michigan are investigating the death of a man at the US festival Electric Forest.

The man, named as Brian Brockette, was a 20-year-old volunteer from nearby Caledonia. Fox 17 Michigan reports that Brockette died on Sunday (June 29) and that police are waiting for the results of an autopsy.

The Oceana County Medical Examiner’s Office will complete its investigation after receiving the final autopsy report. Michigan State Police released the following statement about the death:

“The Michigan State Police Hart Post and the Oceana County Medical Examiner’s Office are waiting for the results of an autopsy conducted on Brian Alan Brockette, a 20-year-old, Caledonia, Michigan, man. The victim suffered a medical emergency on Sunday, June 29, 2014, at approximately 11:15pm, and subsequently passed away. The victim was a volunteer for an outside vendor at the Electric Forest Festival. The incident remains under investigation by the Michigan State Police.”

Some 20 arrests have been made relating to the festival, which saw artists including Cut Copy, Lauryn Hill (pictured above right) and Flying Lotus perform across June 26-29.