Man dies after being found unconscious at Bestival

Our sincerest thoughts are with the friends and family of the man who died on Sunday after being found unconscious at Bestival

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Police can confirm a man died on Sunday, 9 September, 2012 after being found unconscious at the Bestival music festival on the Isle of Wight.

Officers were called to a camper van parked on the campsite at around 11.20pm on Saturday, 8 September, 2012.

The 35-year-old man from Kent was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Not suspicious
The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Next-of-kin have been informed, but police will not be in a position to name the man in the media until all formal identification procedures are completed.

A post-mortem examination to help establish the cause of death is due to take place later this week.
HM Coroner has been notified and will open an inquest in due course.

Image: Bert 23 under CC BY 2.0

Tuesday, 11th September, 2012 12:52pm

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