Teen dies of suspected drug overdose at FOMO music festival


A 19-year-old woman has died in hospital after attending the FOMO music festival in western Sydney.

Police say the Central Coast teenager was taken from the Parramatta Park event to Westmead Hospital about 6pm on Saturday, and died later on Saturday night.

The circumstances of her death are being investigated, but according to 7 News the teen’s death is believed to be linked to a drug overdose.

A 19-year-old woman has died in hospital after attending the FOMO music festival in western Sydney. Source: 7News

The tragic death is the sixth death at a music festival in Australia in the past four months.

Police are now appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

An estimated 11,387 attended FOMO, with officers searching 146 people and finding 54 of them with drugs.

Another 23 were ejected, mostly for intoxication, while 28 were refused entry, police said.