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Family's warning after inquest hears daughter's drug death was tragic accident

Her family want to stop others suffering the same fate as Amy Credit: Family picture

Her parents describe it as her "moment of madness" - when 20-year-old Amy Vigus took the drug ecstasy while at a music festival.

By lunchtime the next day, she had died - having suffered a series of fits and collapsed at her Essex home.

The inquest heard it was a "tragic accident" and a police investigation concluded there were no suspicious circumstances. But Amy's family want her story to serve as a stark warning to anyone else tempted to take drugs.

Amy Vigus's parents led the long line of family and friends arriving at the inquest in Chelmsford this afternoon to hear the circumstances surrounding their daughter's death

Amy Vigus was 20 when she went to a music festival in London on 19 August with friends where she took MDMA - also known as ecstasy

The court heard she collapsed at the festival and on the train ride home to Colchester.

Despite her parents doing CPR she died in hospital - the fatal dose of the party drug resulted in a severe brain injury

Amy's family were told this was a tragic accident and there was nothing that could've saved her

A police investigation found there were no suspicious circumstances and Amy had intended to take the drugs.

Her family posted an emotional video on social media telling Amy's story - it's been viewed more than 2 million times. You can see the Facebook page their set up in her memory here.