Man, 20, dies at Electric Picnic
Published Saturday, 31 August 2013
A 20-year-old man has died at the Electic Picnic festival in Co Laois.
Gardai confirmed the death on Saturday. (© Getty)
A spokesperson for the festival said medics attended after the man, who is believed to be from Dublin, collapsed on site at around 1am on Saturday.
He was transferred to Portlaoise General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The spokesperson said medics confirmed he had a previous cardiac history.
"Our thoughts and sympathies are with the deceased family and his friends at this very sad time," they said.
A full investigation is underway and Gardaí have said a post-mortem is to be carried out.
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