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Security Guard Found Dead In Tent At Glastonbury Festival

Security Guard Found Dead In Tent At Glastonbury Festival

A security guard working at Glastonbury Festival has been found dead in his tent, police have confirmed.

The man, believed to be in his 60s, was working at the festival all weekend as a security guard for G4S, the Mirror reports.

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He was found at around 5pm yesterday (30 June) as the festival came to a close and it is understood that he had been working night shifts.

The security guard was found in his tent. Credit: PA
The security guard was found in his tent. Credit: PA

It is not thought that he died as a result of the heat and Avon and Somerset Police confirmed the man's sudden death is not being treated as suspicious.

According to the Metro, the as yet unnamed man had not worked in the 24 hour run up to his death.

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G4S employed 25 sub-contracted officers to work at the festival over the weekend and the firm offered its condolences to the man's family.

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G4S passed on their condolences to the man's family. Credit: PA
G4S passed on their condolences to the man's family. Credit: PA

In a statement a G4S spokesperson said: "At 5:00 pm on Sunday 30 June, one of our employees was found dead in his tent at Glastonbury Festival, where he had been working as a security officer.

The clean up effort is underway at Glastonbury Festival. Credit: PA
The clean up effort is underway at Glastonbury Festival. Credit: PA

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: "At 5pm yesterday we were made aware of the sudden death of a man in his 60s on one of the campsites at Glastonbury Festival.

"Officers attended and are satisfied the man's death is not suspicious. The coroner has been informed."

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Topics: News, glastonbury festival, UK

Rebecca Shepherd

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