Tributes have been paid to a teenager who died after falling ill at the Creamfields dance music festival.

The man, named in reports as Josh Gibson, was taken to Warrington District General Hospital in the early hours of Saturday, August 24.

But despite the best efforts of medics, the 19-year-old sadly died in hospital, Liverpool Echo reports.

Josh had been seen looking unwell by security staff who took him to a medical tent at the festival in Daresbury, near Warrington.

Police said there doesn't appear to be "any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death".

His family are aware and a post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

Tributes have poured in on social media to the young music lover, who is understood to be from Warrington.

Friends posted on Facebook saying "RIP Josh" and "RIP Gibbo", with others commenting on Warrington Police's post to share their memories.

Jordan Sharp said: "RIP Josh, we’ve had some amazing laughs over the years especially in college, fly high up there."

Another friend posted online: "RIP josh, you're gonna be missed a lot, sleep tight mate."


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