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Warrington teenager tragically dies after falling ill at Creamfields


A teenager from Warrington has died after falling ill at the Creamfields dance music festival, yesterday, Saturday.

At around 12.15am on Saturday 24 August police were notified by medical staff at the Daresbury site that the 19-year-old man from Warrington required medical attention.

He had been seen looking unwell by security staff patrolling the site.
They informed on-site medical staff, who took the man to a nearby medical tent to be assessed by a doctor.

He was then taken to Warrington District General Hospital via an ambulance.

Sadly, despite the best efforts of everyone concerned, the man has since died at the hospital.

His family are aware and a post-mortem examination will take place in due course.
Detective Inspector Alistair Hinze said: “There do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

“A file will prepared for the coroner and our thoughts are with the family at this incredibly difficult time.”

A Creamfields spokesperson added: “We are deeply saddened to hear of this tragic accident.

“We send our deepest condolences to his loved ones and we continue to work closely with the authorities.”


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