Man Dies At V Festival Following The Killers' Set

20 August 2012 | 10:34 am | Scott Fitzsimons

The 22-year-old male was found in his tent

A 22-year-old man has died at the British V Festival over the weekend, with Timothy Brockhurst pronounced dead in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A police spokesman said that the cause of death remains unknown and a post-mortem will take place this week.

The camping festival, which featured The Killers and The Stone Roses among others, took place in Weston Park in Staffordshire.

Brockhurst was found in tent at about 1am on Sunday morning- a few hours after The Killers had headlined.

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A festival spokesman said, "We are all very saddened by this tragic incident, and we want to extend our deepest sympathies to the family of this young man.

“Our team worked throughout the night to support those affected at the festival site and we want to thank everyone for their cooperation and support during the incident.”

Police added, "Specially trained family liaison officers are working to support the family at this extremely difficult time."

Touring Australia later this year, Nicki Minaj cancelled her set at the festival last minute due to "on-going vocal issues".

Ansari will take to the Concert Hall Friday 12 October, with tickets on sale today.