POLICE confirm a 26-year-old man has died in hospital after taking ketamine at the Glastonbury Festival.

The man was reported to have suffered an adverse reaction to the banned Class B in the early hours of yesterday morning (June 26).

Glastonbury police tweeted: "Unfortunately the man taken ill after a suspected reaction to ketamine has died this morning. His family are aware and being supported."

It is the second fatality at this year's festival after a 67-year-old woman died on site from natural causes.

Police said her death is not being treated as suspicious.