A teenage boy has died at Reading Festival.
The 17-year-old’s death is being treated as unexplained, Thames Valley Police said.
Police are investigating the unexplained death of a 17-year-old boy at the festival. Please see full statement here: https://t.co/lragRtG9IG— TVP_ReadingFest (@TVP_ReadingFest) August 28, 2017
He was pronounced dead after emergency services were called to a tent in the campsite at the popular music festival shortly before 2am on Monday.
The teenager has not been formally identified but his next of kin have been informed.
Superintendent Rory Freeman, the festival’s police commander, reassured others attending the event that there is “no cause for concern”.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the young man, whom we will continue to provide support to at this difficult time.— TVP_ReadingFest (@TVP_ReadingFest) August 28, 2017
He added: “We will continue to provide support to the boy’s family at this difficult time.”