Stroud man dies after collapsing in nightclub
A MAN from Stroud has died after collapsing in a nightclub in Manchester.
The 30-year-old man, who has not been named, died in the early hours of this morning at Manchester Royal Infirmary.
A police investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding his death.
The man was taken ill at the Warehouse Project - one of Manchester's biggest clubs - last night.
He died at 4.30am today, Saturday.
Officers from Manchester police are investigating whether the death was connected to a 'bad batch of drugs'.
Five other people were admitted to hospital after taking a controlled drug, believed to be ecstasy, and becoming unwell.
All six people attended the Warehouse Project on Friday night.
Detective Inspector Aaron Duggan, of Manchester police, said: “First and foremost, our thoughts go out to the family of this young man following this tragedy.
“We have now launched an investigation to establish the circumstances leading up to his death.
“It is possible that there may a particularly bad batch of drugs out there in the community and that is a concern to us.
“I would always urge people not to take illegal drugs and remind them that you do not know what they have been made up with. They can contain poisons and illicit chemicals that can have potentially fatal effects.”
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