Ou Est Le Swimming Pool singer dies at Belgian festival

The lead singer of the London pop band Ou Est Le Swimming Pool has died during a music festival in Belgium, the Foreign Office has confirmed. 

Charles Haddon, 22, leapt from a telecommunications mast behind the stage at the Pukkelpop festival in Hasselt on Friday, Belgian police said.

The Camden-based band was participating in the three-day music festival. A statement from the band said: "We are all so deeply saddened to confirm that our friend Charlie Haddon passed away." On their MySpace website, the band said: "The singer had just performed with his band, Ou Est Le Swimming Pool, at the Pukkelpop festival in Belgium. He was 22 years old.

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