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Sudden death believed to be linked to Black Mamba drug

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Officers are investigating whether the sudden death of a man is linked to the illegal psychoactive substance known as Black Mamba.

Nottinghamshire Police were called to an address in London Road, Nottingham, at around 7.40pm yesterday (Saturday 12 August).

A 37-year-old man died at the scene and a 39-year-old man remains in hospital where his condition is said not to be life threatening.

Forensic examinations are still being carried out but officers want to raise awareness of the dangers to anyone who may be using it.

We advise against taking recreational drugs completely but if you do and you have concerns, please seek medical advice immediately.

– Nottinghamshire Police

Police said initial investigations indicate that the men had been taking the synthetic cannabinoid drug.