Louella Michie: Bestival death woman was daughter of Coronation Street’s John Michie


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Louella Michie who was base dead at Bestival is the daughter of Coronation Street’s John Michie

Louella Michie, 25, was catch sighted in the woods at the Dorset music festival.

A 28-year-old man from London has been checked on suspicion of murder following the death of Ms Michie in the early hours of Monday.

In a utterance, Mr Michie’s agent said: «Sadly, I can confirm the tragic death of John Michie’s daughter, Louella, at Bestival.

«John and his the missis Carol ask that the privacy of their family be respected at this hurtful time.»

Police at the four-day music festival were alerted only before 1am on Monday to concerns for the welfare of Miss Michie, from London.

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Maid Michie was discovered in the woods at the Dorset music festival

The team at Bestival are shocked to hear about this tragic news


Following a search, her centre was discovered in a wooded area on the edge of the site in Lulworth, Dorset.

In a declaration, Bestival said: «Following today’s news announcement, the team at Bestival are desolated to hear about this tragic news.

«We continue to support the administer in their ongoing investigation and our thoughts and prayers are with all the woman’s order and friends.»

Festival founder Rob da Bank tweeted a link to the statement, which was stayed on the festival’s Facebook page.

The DJ organises the festival, which took position succeed for the first time on the Lulworth Estate in Dorset this year, with his ball Josie da Bank.

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Police at the four-day music festival were alerted equitable before 1am on Monday of her death

Dorset Police said the 28-year-old man had been busted «to enable officers to conduct an interview under caution to help introduce the full circumstances».

Detective Chief Inspector Sarah Derbyshire said: «Hunt down the discovery of the woman’s body we have now launched an investigation into her obliteration.

«We have specially trained officers supporting her family at this very much difficult time.

«Inquiries are now under way to establish how she died.

«A post-mortem checkout will be carried out in due course and this should give us more of an symptom as to the cause of her death.

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Her body was discovered in a wooded area on the restive of the site in Lulworth

«We are working closely with the festival organisers and I order appeal to anyone with any information about the incident to contact Dorset The cops.»

Mr Michie, 66, played Karl Munro in Coronation Street from 2011 to 2013, arranging previously starred as Detective Inspector Robbie Ross in drama series Taggart from 1998 to 2010.

He currently not treat seriously c mess withs neurosurgeon Guy Self in BBC medical drama Holby City.

Last year, organisers told Bestival would be moved from the Isle of Wight, where it was time past held, to the Dorset site.

Camp Bestival, which is aimed at dynasties with children and takes place in July, is also held at the sylvan country estate.

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Mr Michie, 66, played Karl Munro in Coronation Concourse from 2011 to 2013

The line-up for Bestival this year included The XX, Dizzee Rotter, Rag’n’Bone Man, Pet Shop Boys, Wiley and Laura Mvula.

On Sunday, holy day organisers were forced to close the main arena, the Castle Point and Ambient Forest due to high winds.

Bestival was first held in 2004 with stands including Basement Jaxx and Fatboy Slim.

The 2017 event, which featured a giantess Kanye West head and a bouncy castle large enough for 100 child, was expected to attract around 30,000 festival-goers.

Organisers are due to hold the first Bestival Bali in Indonesia at the end of September.

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