Police are treating the death of the 20-year old man from Shropshire as unexplained
A 20-year-old man has been found dead in a tent at the V Festival.
Police said security staff at Weston Park, Staffordshire, were called to the tent at around 1am on Sunday morning where they discovered the man in an unresponsive state.
He was given first aid but later pronounced dead.
Police are treating the death of the man from Shropshire as unexplainedand are keen to speak to anyone who may have information or seen him during Saturday evening.
The immediate area has been sealed off for forensic examination and detailed statements are being taken from his friends.
Chief Insp Carl Ratcliffe, from Staffordshire police, said: “We are very saddened by the tragic death of this young man and we are working to establish the full facts and build a picture of his actions in the few hours before his death.
“We will be preparing a report for Her Majesty’s coroner who has already been informed about this incident and we are working to support those affected by this incident.”
A spokesman for V Festival added: “We are all very saddened by this tragic incident, and we want to extend our deepest sympathies to the family of this young man.
“Our team worked throughout the night to support those affected at the festival site and we want to thank everyone for their co-operation and support during the incident.”
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