Two seventeen-year-old teens die at T in the Park

Police Scotland has confirmed it is investigating the deaths of a 17-year-old male from the west of Scotland and a 17-year-old female from the north of England at T in the Park.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 8th July 2016, 12:01 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:00 pm
Police are investigating the deaths
Police are investigating the deaths

Investigations are on-going but the deaths are not thought to be linked and at this stage are not believed to be suspicious.

Next of kin have been informed and reports will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Chief Superintendent Angela McLaren, the Police Scotland Gold commander for the event, said: “Our thoughts and condolences are with the families of the two young people involved.

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“We are continuing to investigate these deaths and are following lines of enquiry, including the possibility that they may be drug related.

“I would remind all persons attending the festival that there is no safe way of taking drugs.

“Anyone who has any concerns for themselves or others at the festival should contact festival staff, police officers or medics for assistance.”