Man who died at Electric Picnic is named

Sunday 01 September 2013 15.21
Gardaí say no suspicious circumstances in young man's death at music festival
Gardaí say no suspicious circumstances in young man's death at music festival

The man who died at the Electric Picnic music festival yesterday has been named as Phil McConnell.

The 20-year-old from Malahide in Dublin was taken to hospital in Portlaoise after being found unconscious in the early hours of yesterday morning.

It is understood he had an underlying heart condition and gardaí are not treating his death as suspicious.

Organisers of the event expressed their sorrow and sympathies for Mr McConnell's family and friends.