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18 year old woman dies at Boomtown Festival

18 year old woman dies at Boomtown Festival

An 18 year old woman has tragically passed away at Boomtown Festival.

She was found unconscious in her tent on Monday morning at the Hampshire festival and was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

A spokeswoman for Hampshire police, said: “Sadly, despite efforts from paramedics and the on-site doctor, she was pronounced dead at the scene. The death is not being treated as suspicious but investigations are ongoing on behalf of the coroner. Officers continue to work closely with BoomTown organisers, and witnesses and friends who were at the event are being supported. Next of kin have been informed.”

Hampshire Police also reported that £79,000 worth of drugs were taken from attendees this year, whilst £55,000 worth were placed in amnesty bins. Yet, police have said that crime was down at this year's event.

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