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Police warning after 15-year-old girl’s suspected MDMA death in Northallerton | UK News



Police have issued a warning following the death of a 15-year-old girl who is believed to have taken MDMA.

The girl collapsed in a car park in Northallerton at around 9.30pm on Saturday.

She died later in hospital.

Police are still trying to determine whether MDMA led to the girl’s death but they warned anyone who has recently bought the drug to be cautious.

Detective Inspector Jon Sygrove of North Yorkshire Police said: “This is an incredibly sad and tragic event and police enquiries are ongoing to determine the events around the girl’s death.

“Our thoughts and condolences are with her family and friends.

“As our investigation continues, I’d advise anyone who has purchased MDMA recently to be cautious about taking it.

“If you have already taken the drug and feel unwell, please seek medical assistance immediately.

“I’d like to appeal to the public who were in the area of Applegarth Car Park last night, who may have seen something which would assist our enquiries to come forward and make contact with the police.”

This can be done by calling 101, quoting reference 12190085105.

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