Four young people have died within hours of each other. After it is suspected they took illegal drugs over the weekend.
Newcastle University student found dead: One of the students, Jeni Larmour, died on Saturday morning and a second woman was found unconscious at the same location on Sunday afternoon. Newcastle University released a statement to say that the young ladies had been in the city for less than 2 days.
Previously, Jeni had been deputy head girl at the Royal School in County Armagh. Now they have posted a message on Facebook remembering her. It said that Jeni was a model pupil. And promoted exemplary values. Also, it went on to say that. “Her outstanding qualities as a pupil were recognized in her final year. When she was appointed Deputy Head Girl, a role she carried out to a very high standard.
It was Jeni’s ambition to attend the Royal School and she wasted none of the opportunities offered to her here. Jeni threw herself enthusiastically into school life.” Additionally, an 18-year-old and a 21-year-old from the local area also passed away after allegedly taking MDMA over the weekend. Later, in a statement Northumbria Police said that a large investigation is underway. Including the use of drug dogs, and so far 10 people have been arrested.
Subsequently, Steve Wykes, Chief Inspector, has urged anyone in possession of illegal drugs to dispose of them safely. “This weekend, we have seen the tragic loss of four young lives. And our thoughts continue to be with the family and friends of those who have sadly died.”
“Illegal drugs are never safe and the danger that they pose cannot be underestimated”
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