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Bonnaroo Festival: Man Found Dead

This is the 13th death in the festival's 17-year history
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 8, 2018 7:08 PM CDT

(Newser) – A person has died while attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee, reports the AP. Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves confirmed a body was found Friday morning at a festival campground. The sheriff's office has identified the man as 32-year-old Michael Donivan Craddock, of Mount Juliet, Tenn. Coffee County sheriff's spokesman Lucky Knott says officials are investigating the cause of death but foul play is not suspected.

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Craddock was found dead inside a vehicle, reports USA Today. Graves said dozens of people have been treated for heat-related issues at the festival, which began Thursday in Manchester and runs through Sunday. This is the 13th death at the music and arts festival in its 17-year history, officials said. Festival headliners include Eminem, Muse, and the Killers.

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