Body Found at Music Festival Campsite

Police say the death might be "medically related"

A body was discovered early Sunday at the Gathering of the Vibes campsite in Seaside Park in Bridgeport.

The corpse of a 29-year-old man was found in the park, near the baseball diamonds sometime during the night.

Investigators found multiple state identification cards -- none from Connecticut -- on the body, all with the same name, but police would not release the man's name pending notification of his family.

Police said the death appeared to be "medically related," although police would not release the cause of death until the state medical examiner conducts an autopsy.

Police also said they're looking into reports that someone dumped the body and drove off.

The Connecticut Post spoke with a camper at the site, who asked to to be identified only as Matt B. and said that when he woke up at 5:30 a.m., the campsite was abuzz with rumors. When he wandered out of his camping area, he said he saw the dead body. "Somebody found his body as the sun was coming up," he told the Post.

Meanwhile, the events planned in conjunction with the festival's last day in Seaside Park moved forward as planned.

The festival brought out artists including George Clinton and P-Funk, Guster, Crosby Stills & Nash and more.

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