Man Dies at Falls Music & Arts Festival in Australia

A man was found dead at the Falls Music & Arts Festival in Byron, Australia this morning.

According to a press release from the fest, "The deceased has been identified and relatives have been notified. A report is being prepared for the coroner and the festival cannot comment further as it is a police matter. Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this terribly sad time."

The Festival runs from December 30 through January 3. This year's lineup includes Alt-J, Jamie XX, Joey Bada$$, Run the Jewels, and others. Earlier this year, Billboard reported that festival deaths were on the rise.


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