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Creamfields: 19-year-old man dies after ‘falling ill’ at dance music festival

Conrad Duncan

A 19-year-old man has died after falling ill at the dance music festival Creamfields.

Police were notified by medical staff at the festival site that a man required medical attention at around 12:15am on Saturday.

He had been seen looking unwell by security staff patrolling the site and died after being taken to Warrington District General Hospital.

Cheshire Police said there did not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

His family have been informed and a post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

Detective Inspector Alistair Hinze said: “A file will be prepared for the coroner and our thoughts are with the family at this incredibly difficult time.”

A spokesperson for Creamfields 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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