A 19-year-old young man, from Warrington died, after falling ill, at this year’s Creamfields music festival, in Cheshire. The teenager died, in hospital, after falling ill at the festival site, in Daresbury, Cheshire. The young man, who has been identified as 19-year-old Josh Gibson, was spotted looking unwell by security staff, who took him to a medical tent, at the dance music festival in Daresbury, near Warrington.
Gibson, who is understood to have attended Warrington Collegiate, was treated by on-site medical staff and a doctor, before being taken to Warrington District General Hospital, in the early hours of Saturday (August 24). However, despite the best efforts of medical staff, the 19-year-old died in hospital.
Officers were called Cheshire dance music festival, on Saturday the 24th of August 2019, at around 12:15am, after being alerted that the man needed medical attention. According to Metro, police have said there are ‘no suspicious circumstances’ regarding his death. The young man’s family were informed and a post-mortem examination will take place in due course.
Speaking abut the incident, Detective Inspector Alistair Hinze, said: “There do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death. A file will 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.”
The annual three-day dance music festival, is situated around 20 miles from Liverpool, in Daresbury, Cheshire. The three-day event attracts thousands of festival goers every year. This year’s festival saw the like of Andy C, Shy FX, Paul Van Dyk, Chase and Status, Tiesto and the Chemical Brothers grace the stage.