Woman, 18, dies at Boomtown Fair

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A teenager has died at the Boomtown Fair music festival.

She was found unconscious in a tent at the festival site near Winchester yesterday.

The 18-year-old from Buckinghamshire was pronounced dead at the scene despite resuscitation efforts by paramedics and the on-site doctor.

Hampshire Police say her death is not being treated as suspicious but investigations are continuing. The coroner has been informed.