Body & Soul release statement following the death of 31-year-old


Body & Soul organisers have released a statement following the death of a man at the festival yesterday.

According to reports, the 31-year-old collapsed during the festival and after medical staff tended to him, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Festival director Avril Stanley said, "We can confirm that An Garda Siochana at Delvin Garda Station are investigating a non-suspicious sudden death."


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"The male was taken to the medical tent this afternoon by medical staff and tended to at the time by advanced paramedics and a consultant doctor in emergency medicine. His family and friends have been notified.

"We wish to extend our deepest condolences to them at this time. We will continue to work closely with the Gardaí on their investigation in this matter. The team at Body & Soul are absolutely devastated by the news."


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Meanwhile, a garda spokesperson said, "Gardai are investigating the sudden death of a 31-year-old male at the Body & Soul festival this afternoon.

“The man was pronounced dead at the scene and was removed to Mullingar Hospital where a post-mortem will be scheduled."