Teenager dies after being airlifted from Latitude Festival

The unnamed 17-year-old's death is not thought to be suspicious

Teenager dies after being airlifted from Latitude Festival

Photo: Richard Johnson

A 17-year-old male has died after being airlifted off the Latitude Festival site.

The teenager died early Sunday morning (July 20) at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital after being taken from the festival in Southwold at 4.30pm on Saturday (July 19), reports BBC News. A statement says the teen suffered an "isolated medical condition" which is not being treated as suspicious.

It reads: "A 17-year-old male attending Latitude was airlifted to hospital on Saturday afternoon and died in the early hours of Sunday morning. The young male suffered from an isolated medical condition. The police are not treating this as suspicious."

East Anglian Air Ambulance staff said that the male became "acutely unwell" and was treated by three of their medics.

Latitude Festival took place in Henham Park, Suffolk over the weekend (July 17-20).

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