Man in his 20s is
unidentified; may have been drug related.
By Blurt Staff
Yesterday evening Tennessee
newspaper The Shelbyville Times-Gazette reported that the body of an unidentified white
man, who appeared to be in his twenties, was found at the Bonnaroo site by a
cleaning crew on Tuesday. He was found in his tent and had been last seen alive
at or around 3 p.m. on Monday, according to the report.
No signs of trauma were visible and an autopsy is being
performed, said Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves, who speculated that it
might be drug-related or due to a medical problem. “We don’t know if he
was a worker or someone who just lingered,” Graves
told reporters. “He looked to be in his 20s, maybe late 20s. It’s hard to
This makes the seventh Bonnaroo death since the annual
festival kicked off 8 years ago. None were reported for the 2008 event.