Man, 24, dies of suspected overdose at Strawberry Fields Music Festival

A man has died after allegedly consuming a cocktail of illicit drugs at a music festival in NSW's Riverina region.

The 24-year-old man was brought to a medical tent about 12.45am on Sunday at the Strawberry Fields Music Festival at Tocumwal, in the NSW southern Riverina region.

Medical staff were told he had consumed multiple substances including GHB, MDMA and cocaine.

Soon after, he had a heart attack and despite the efforts of the medical staff, he was pronounced dead at 2.02am.

Meanwhile, police have charged four people with supplying drugs at the Festival X music event at Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday.

As part of a trial, 13 people found with prohibited drugs were dealt with by way of a Drug Criminal Infringement Notices and fined up to $400.

A man who attended the Spilt Milk festival at Victoria Park in Ballarat, Victoria, is also reported to be in a critical condition in hospital after a suspected drug overdose, according to Nine News.

He was believed to be in his 20s, and is now fighting for life at Ballarat Base Hospital.

Festival X at Sydney Olympic Park shown amid drug related arrests and a death at Strawberry Fields festival in NSW.
Four people were charged with supplying drugs at Festival X at Sydney Olympic Park. Source: Instagram/eliselizabethx

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