Woman found dead at Bonnaroo; cause of death unknown

MANCHESTER, Tenn. — A woman attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee has been found dead.

Coffee County Sheriff Stephen M. Graves said in a news release on Friday that the festival security staff was told by people camping at the event that they found a friend dead in her campsite. The sheriff's office was notified at about 11 p.m. Thursday.

Graves identified the dead woman as being 32 years old and from the Pittsburgh area of Pennsylvania. Her name was withheld while relatives were informed of her death.

The state medical examiner's office will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The high temperature in Manchester where Bonnaroo is staged was 91 degrees on Thursday.

For more on Bonnaroo 2011, visit our section dedicated to the festival.

More details as they develop online and in Saturday's News Sentinel.

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