Drugs Warning After Girl's House Party Death
16 October 2016, 07:19
Police Scotland have issued a drugs warning following the death of a 16-year-old girl in Midlothian.
The teenager reportedly fell ill at a house party in Newtongrange and was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on Saturday.
One line of inquiry officers are following is that the girl had access to "ecstasy type tablets'', police said.
"Police Scotland is issuing a drugs warning following the death of a 16-year-old female in Newtongrange on Saturday October 15 2016,'' the force said in a statement.
"Inquiries into the circumstances surrounding her death are at a very early stage, however one line of inquiry officers are following is that she may have had access to ecstasy type tablets.
"These tablets are known as red bugatti veyron and purple ninja turtle.
"Anyone who has taken these tablets is urged to seek immediate medical attention.
"Furthermore, anyone who has access to any of these tablets is strongly urged not to take them.
"Police Scotland's message is clear. There is no safe illegal drug and no safe way to take illegal drugs.''