One Man Has Died at This Year's Rainbow Serpent Festival

The man's death has not been declared suspicious.
January 29, 2017, 8:08pm
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One man has reportedly died at Rainbow Serpent, a dance festival in Victoria, Australia. According to reports from the Herald Sun, the man died at 10:15pm Saturday after police and paramedics were called to the scene.

The man's death has not been declared suspicious. According to the Herald Sun, it is the second death at Rainbow Serpent in five years.

"We want to forward our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased," said Tim Harvey, the director of the festival in a statement issued yesterday after the death. "The thoughts of all our staff and volunteers are with them during this extremely difficult time.''

An investigation is currently underway regarding the death.