A crew member in his 40s has been found dead in his tent at Glastonbury festival site in Somerset.
Why it matters
The death of a crew member at a major music festival is significant and newsworthy, particularly given the large attendance and the festival's history of reported deaths.
What the papers say
Sky News reports that the festival ended on Monday, though crew remain at the site to clear up and return it to fields that are ready for cows to graze on. The Telegraph provides additional context, reporting that the police recorded 107 crimes and crime-related incidents and made 33 arrests at the festival, suggesting an increase in crime compared to the previous year. The Independent and BBC News both provide similar information about the crew member's death and the police response.
How we got here
The crew member's death occurred at the Glastonbury festival site in Somerset, following a medical incident on the old railway line footpath between two stages. The festival had ended, but crew were still present to clear up the site.
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Glastonbury Festival is a five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place in Pilton, Somerset, in England. In addition to contemporary music, the festival hosts dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, and other arts.