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Teenager aged 17 found dead at Reading Festival

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Police have sadly confirmed this morning that a teenage boy has died at the Reading Festival

His death is currently being treated as unexplained. 

Thames Valley Police confirmed that he was pronounced dead after emergency services were called to his tent within the campsite shortly before 2am on Bank Holiday 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”.

He added: “We will continue to provide support to the boy’s family at this difficult time.”

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood is the editor and news reporter covering national and international news crime and policing news.

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