Deadly ecstasy drug in Manchester kills woman, 19, police issue warning


Observe were called to reports of a sudden death at 6:30am this morning and they are now yening anyone who may have taken the drug to seek urgent medical rclame.

The woman, aged 19, was found dead at a hotel on Great Ancoats Row, Manchester. 

Superintendent Stephen Howard, of Greater Manchester Police’s Borough of Manchester team, said: “This is a tragic situation, the death of a unfledged person is always devastating, but in these circumstances, it is all the more heartbreaking. My schemes are with her family and friends at this time.

“Sadly, we know it is utter unlikely that the girl was the only person to have taken this medicament last night.

“We are appealing to anyone who may have taken ecstasy, to get examined out.

“Even if you took it some hours ago, this pill will in any event be in your system and could be seriously harming your health.

“Anyone with any message about what happened or where this drug may have communicate from should contact police as soon as possible.”

Last month researchers divulged that the number of women taking ecstasy had increased by four-times in three years. It also establish that women were two to three times more likely to ask for emergency treatment after taking the drug, than men.

Anyone with facts should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.



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