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Death of man at ‘kinky’ Tunbridge Wells sex festival “not suspicious” confirm police

PUBLISHED: 13:17 23 August 2017 | UPDATED: 13:17 23 August 2017

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Unconcious woman flown to hospital from the site is now in a stable condition

Police say they are not treating the discovery of a man’s body at a woodland sex festival in Tunbridge Wells as suspicious.

Officers were called by South East Coast Ambulance Service at 6.14am on Tuesday to the campsite in Powder Mill Lane, Tunbridge Wells. It is understood to be where many stayed during last weekend’s Flamefest at Brokes Wood near High Brooms.

In addition, an unconcious woman received medical treatment and was flown by air ambulance to a local hospital. She is now in a stable condition.

Police say a report is now being compiled for the coroner.

Officers investigating to establish the circumstances of the death for the coroner’s report are asking anyone who may have information to contact Kent Police by calling 01622 604100 quoting reference 22-0185.

Flamefest describes itself as “the festival for enlightened, kinky partygoers” and welcomed hundreds of people from Friday until Sunday.

As well as live rave music, movie nights and extreme performances including fire breathing and sword swallowing, it also offers “an adult play area and steamy outdoor hot tubs”.

Festival organiser Helen Smedley declined to comment on the unexplained death.

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