The 2018 Firefly Festival was supposed to be a weekend of fun in Dover, Del., but the music festival turned deadly when one woman was found dead on the final day of festivities.
According to a June 17 report from WDEL, Dover Police found 20-year-old Caroline Friedman of Philadelphia unresponsive at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday (June 17) in camping lot 18 of the festival grounds. The 20-year-old was taken to the nearby Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead shortly thereafter at 6:55 a.m.
While a cause of death is currently unknown, police do not expect foul play. Following the death, Firefly issued a statement, saying, “We express our deepest condolences and sympathy to the family and friends of Ms. Friedman. We are fully cooperating with the Dover Police Department with their investigation of this morning’s event.”
Although Firefly takes place at the Dover International Speedway, the festival is known for its campgrounds, as many concertgoers spend the weekend there camping out in tents. This year’s festival featured performances from Logic, Lil Xan, Trippie Redd, Eminem, Lil Wayne, PnB Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Warren G and more.
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