Man dies at Kendal Calling festival

Five people were taken ill at Cumbria festival which has led to one death.


Words by: Natalie /

A man has died after it is believed he took drugs at a music festival.

He was among five people who were taken from the festival to Cumberland Infirmary by five ambulances called to the site early on Friday morning.

The man was found in a critical condition and later died, and a further woman aged 29 remains in a critical but stable condition. The remaning three men are "serious but stable", Cumbria Police said. They also stated that a 20-year-old Manchester man has been held on suspicion of possession with intent to supply.

Festival organisers warning revellers to take caution via Twitter:

An investigation is under way.

[via BBC News]

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