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Published: 2014/06/27

Glastonbury Festival-Goer Dies Following Ketamine Overdose

After news broke yesterday of the death of an elderly woman at Glastonbury Festival in the U.K., The Telegraph has confirmed a second death today. Yesterday, it was reported that a 26-year old man was in “life threatening condition” following a ketamine overdose. The man, who has not been named, was taken to Bristol Royal Infirmary last night where he died this morning.

In a statement on Friday afternoon, the police said: “A man has died following a suspected reaction to ketamine. The man was taken ill overnight on Wednesday into Thursday and was taken to the Bristol Royal Infirmary. Unfortunately he died earlier today.”

According to police, a total of 85 crimes have been reported over the festival’s first two days. As of Thursday, 12 drug-related arrests had been made.

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Sad June 27, 2014, 11:40:04

I suspect the grand lesson to be learned here is that the only safe way to get your K buzz is boofing or plugging. Who who who who are you?

mattspliff June 28, 2014, 11:18:34

Wow. Its bad enough that you D-Bags make snarky, 7th grade comments about every band on here. Now we are making jokes about kids overdosing at festivals. You cats really need to go get a job so you can buy a clue.

Tellsemlikeismellsem!!!! June 29, 2014, 04:14:27

I find it humorous that authorities think you can overdose on ketamine. Pretty sure you just get spiritual and come to hours later. This guy was tinkering w/ harder shit. More people should delve deeper in the rabbit hole. When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro….

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