Boy, 16, dies at In It Together music festival after 'medical emergency' at Welsh event

28 May 2023, 18:19

Police say the teen died in an ambulance after a medical emergency on Friday night
Police say the teen died in an ambulance after a medical emergency on Friday night. Picture: Getty

By Chay Quinn

A 16-year-old boy has died on the first day of a south Wales music festival, police have confirmed.

Police were called to In It Together festival near Port Talbot on Friday evening after the boy suffered a medical emergency shortly before 8.30pm.

The boy, who has not been named, died in the ambulance before reaching hospital.

Chief Inspector Declan Cahill added: "Shortly after 8.30pm on Friday evening officers were called to an incident at the In It Together festival at Margam after a 16-year-old boy from Port Talbot suffered a medical episode.

"Sadly, the boy died while being taken to hospital via ambulance.

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"Our sympathies are with his family at this time."

Police say the death was not suspicious.

The Kooks, The Vamps, Anne-Maire and Mel C.DJ Tom Zanetti and Britain's Got Talent winners Diversity and Lost Voice Guy were also part of the line-up.

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