Fact reports on two deaths at the fest:
Over at the Staffordshire site meanwhile, a man, named as 22 year old Timothy Brockhurst, died the early hours of yesterday morning. After being found in an unresponsive state in his tent, an on-site doctor attempted to resuscitate him but was unsuccessful. he was pronounced dead at 1am.
NME report that a second man died yesterday at a private party opposite the Hylands Park site in Chelmsford. A post-mortem examination has revealed that he died from head injuries.
From what we could find, all footage of the piss-incident has atrocious sound, owing to the thousands of screaming fans and super-not-fans. You can skip to around 2:15 for much of the action.
The ‘Swagger Jagger’ singer was performing at the festival’s leg at Hylands Park, Chelmsford when she was struck by a bottle two songs into her set and left the stage. She later returned, however, and told the crowd:
“It’s hard enough being up here, but it’s not nice having bottles of piss chucked at you.”