Britain’s Mutiny Festival canceled following two deaths

Three men have been held over class A drugs supply at the music festival.

May 28, 2018

Three people have been arrested for supply of Class A drugs following the deaths of two people at a music festival in Portsmouth, England The Guardian reports.

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Mutiny Festival was canceled on Sunday after the deaths of Georgia Jones, 18, and Tommy Cowan, 20. Both deaths were believed to be a reaction to drugs. Three men, two age 20 and another age 22, were arrested overnight on Sunday. A third victim is recovering in hospital.

It is reported that at least 12 other people at the festival were admitted to hospital over the weekend, though the hospital stressed that not all admissions were necessarily drug-related. Organisers issued a statement warning of a “dangerous high-strength or bad-batch substance on site.”

Mutiny Festival was headlined by Dizzee Rascal. Sean Paul and Craig David were both due to perform on the canceled Sunday.

Britain’s Mutiny Festival canceled following two deaths