A 53-year-old man was found dead at this year’s edition of Bonfest, the annual celebration of the life and music of legendary AC/DC frontman Bon Scott.
The event took place in the small Scottish town of Kirriemuir, Bon‘s original hometown.
The man’s body was found on the second day of the 2022 Bonfest, which started on Friday, April 29 and ran until Sunday, May 1.
A Police Scotland spokesperson stated: “Around 1.10pm on Saturday, 30 April, officers attended a report of the death of a 53-year-old man at the Bonfest Festival Site near Kirriemuir.
“The death is not being treated as suspicious and, as with all sudden deaths, a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”
The Bonfest organizers issued a separate statement in which they said they were “greatly saddened” by the tragedy.
“The Bonfest Committee is greatly saddened to announce that a man in his fifties, a UK resident, sadly died on Saturday 30 April while attending Bonfest,” the statement read. “The next of kin have been informed and there are no suspicious circumstances. “Our thoughts go out to his family and friends at this sad time.”