Police investigate if man found dead at hotel had been at Creamfields

Police investigate if man found dead at hotel had been at Creamfields

Police investigate if man found dead at hotel had been at Creamfields

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POLICE are investigating if a man found dead in a Widnes hotel room had been to Creamfields.

They were called shortly before 5.30am on Sunday to a Travelodge on the outskirts of Widnes.

They had been alerted by ambulance staff who found a 22-year-old struggling to breathe.

He was taken to Whiston Hospital but died.

It is believed he may have been to Creamfields in Daresbury the night before.

A police spokesman said: "Cheshire Police have launched an investigation.

"The cause of the man's death is being treated as unexplained including whether it was in any way drug related."

A post mortem examination will now take place. The man's next of kin have been informed.

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