Teenager Dies At Latitude Festival

A 17 year old male has died in hospital after being airlifted from Latitude Festival in Southwold over the weekend. The teenager was taken to Norfolk & Norwich Hospital at approximately 4:30pm on Saturday afternoon – it was confirmed he had died early on Sunday morning.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and has been described as an “isolated medial condition”. East Anglican Air Ambulance; who assisted the teenager, said the male was “acutely unwell” as he was treated by three medics.

A statement released about the death says:

[quote style=’1′ cite=”]A 17-year-old male attending Latitude was airlifted to hospital on Saturday afternoon and died in the early hours of Sunday morning. The young male suffered from an isolated medical condition. The police are not treating this as suspicious.[/quote]

Samuel Litherland

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