Festival organisers 'devastated' as teen dies following Halloween rave

Maya Nager died after taking unwell at an event at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh on Saturday evening.

Festival organisers ‘devastated’ following death of 19-year-old at Terminal V Halloween rave in Edinburgh Police Scotland

Festival organisers have said they are “devastated” following the death of a 19-year-old girl during a Halloween rave in Edinburgh.

Maya Nager took unwell at electronic music festival Terminal V in the Royal Highland Centre at Ingliston on Saturday evening.

Emergency services took the teen to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment, where she was later pronounced dead on Monday morning.

Terminal V, Scotland’s largest electronic music festival, takes place twice a year at the Royal Highland Centre, at Easter and Halloween.

Enquires are ongoing into the 19-year-old's death. Police Scotland

Concerns were raised about the event at Edinburgh City Council’s licencing sub-committee meeting on October 3, due to hospitalisations from drug misuse overshadowing previous years.

A spokeswoman for the organisers said: “We are absolutely devastated at this news and our deepest sympathies are with the family. We continue to assist the police with their inquiries.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were made aware of a 19-year-old woman taking unwell at an event in the Ingliston area of Edinburgh, around 18:00pm on Saturday, October 29.

“She was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment but sadly died on Monday, October 31.”

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