A man has been found dead and a woman was rushed to hospital after a woodland sex festival in Kent.
Emergency services descended on the site of Flamefest, which took place over the weekend near Royal Tunbridge Wells, with the man pronounced dead at the scene.
His death is being treated as unexplained – while a woman received medical treatment before being taken to hospital by air ambulance, Kent Police said.
Police attended the site of Flamefest in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, on Saturday afternoon
Some 500 guests were expeted to visit the event in Royal Tunbridge Wells over the weekend
The festival caused uproar in the exclusive Kent town after it was announced, offering an ‘adult play area’ staffed by dominatrix and a variety of kinky workshops.
Around 250 people paid up to £600 to attend the weekend-long festival and organisers had to draft in extra security to stop gatecrashers.
A spokesman for Kent Police said: ‘Kent Police is making enquiries to establish the circumstances surrounding an unexplained death in Tunbridge Wells.
‘Officers were called by South East Coast Ambulance Service at 6.14am on Tuesday August 22 to a medical incident at a campsite in Powder Mill Lane, Tunbridge Wells.
Up to 500 swingers were expected at the three-day Flamefest in Royal Tunbridge Wells
The Flamefest event in Kent promised an outdoor S&M dungeon and ‘adult play area’
‘Patrols and ambulance crews went to the scene where a man was pronounced dead. The death is being treated as unexplained at this stage.
‘In addition, an unconscious woman received medical treatment and was taken to a local hospital by air ambulance.’
A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service said: ‘We can confirm that the Trust was called to a field off Powder Mill Lane, Southborough, at 6am today following reports of two people found unconscious.
‘We have a number of resources at the scene including specialists critical care paramedics, Hazardous Area Response Team and Helicopter Emergency Medical Service. At this stage we have no further information.’