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A man has been found dead at the Falls Festival near Byron Bay.
A man has been found dead at the Falls Festival near Byron Bay.

A 26-year-old Brisbane man was found dead this morning at the Falls Festival near Byron Bay.

Tweed/Byron police Inspector Darren Steel said the man was discovered at his campsite about 7.30am, unconscious and not breathing.

His friends contacted the ambulance but they were unable to resuscitate the man.

Inspector Steel said a post mortem would be conducted to determine the cause of death.

 


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2 COMMENTS

  1. Legal drug testing tents should be mandatory at large festivals. Many places are now doing it overseas and they are saving lives. You can’t stop people taking drugs, but you can make them as safe as possible.

    I am not saying this man took drugs, but it does happen at festivals as we all know.

    RIP, so very sad and tragic for his friends and family.

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