Glastonbury Festival goer dies

A 26-year-old suffers a 'suspected drugs overdose'

A Glastonbury festival goer has died in hospital today (June 24) after a suspected drugs overdose.

The 26-year-old from the West Midlands was found in the Park Farm area of the site at approximately 6pm on Saturday (June 23). A postmortem will now take place.

Otherwise there have been 171 reported crimes, down on the 180 reported at this time in 2005.


Police have arrested 134 people, the vast majority for drug-related offences, and there has been 31 reported thefts from tents.

Meanwhile the slippery mud on the site has seen over 1,000 injuries, with 32 people needing to be treated in hospital.

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