Woman in Her 40s Found Dead at Isle of Wight Festival Campsite on Same Day Fire Breaks Out at Event

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Woman in Her 40s Found Dead at Isle of Wight Festival Campsite on Same Day Fire Breaks Out at Event

A woman in her 40s has been found dead at one of the campsites at the Isle of Wight Festival, police have confirmed. The tragic discovery occurred on the same day that a fire broke out at the event, although the two incidents are not believed to be related.

Authorities rushed to the scene just before 11am yesterday following reports of a “sudden death” at the festival campsite.

The death is not being treated as suspicious, and the woman’s family has been informed. A Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary spokesman said: “We were called at 10.51am yesterday (20/6) to a report of a sudden death in the campsite of Isle of Wight Festival. A woman in her 40s has been confirmed as deceased and her family are aware. This is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

A festival spokesman expressed condolences, saying, “The team at the Isle of Wight Festival are deeply saddened by the passing of a festivalgoer on Thursday morning. Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with her family and friends.”

Earlier that day, a fire broke out at the festival site, sending black smoke billowing into the sky. However, the blaze was quickly contained and extinguished by the festival’s own fire and rescue service. No injuries were reported from the fire incident.

The Isle of Wight Festival, which began in 1968 and was revived in 2002, has a rich history of hosting legendary performances from acts such as The Rolling Stones, Muse, Foo Fighters, and Fleetwood Mac. The event continues to draw large crowds with its impressive lineup and vibrant atmosphere.

As the festival progresses, attendees are advised to stay alert and report any concerns to the festival staff or authorities to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.

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