Man dies at music venue

A man's died after collapsing at a music venue in Trafford. Five others have been admitted to hospital feeling unwell after taking a controlled drug.

Warehouse Project 'deeply saddened' by death

The Warehouse Project says everyone at the venue is deeply saddened by the death of a 30 year old man early this morning.

"We put every possible measure and provision in place during the events and work closely with all the authorities in the planning stages to avoid these terrible situations arising.

"The police have suggested that this may be have been the latest of a spate of similar incidents, and be from a bad batch of drugs currently circulating in the North West.

"Whether you're coming to The Warehouse Project or anywhere else for a night out, we urge people to take care and look out for their friends, and seek assistance as soon possible if you feel unwell.”

– Sacha Lord-Marchionne, Director, The Warehouse Project.

Fears over 'particularly bad' batch of drugs

Police are trying to find out more about a "particularly bad batch of drugs" after a man died and five people were admitted to hospital at a music venue.

They were called to Manchester Royal Infirmary at about 4.30am today after the death of a 30-year-old man who had collapsed at the Warehouse Project in Trafford, Manchester.

Officers say the man, who was from Gloucester, had bought the killer powder inside.

One woman who was taken to hospital had bought the drugs elsewhere.

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Drugs warning after one man dies and five others taken ill

A man's died after collapsing at a music venue in Trafford.

Five others have been admitted to hospital feeling unwell after taking a controlled drug.

Police were called to Manchester Royal Infirmary at around 4:30am today following the death of the 30-year-old man.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death has been launched.

Police say all six people attended the Warehouse Project on Trafford Wharf Road on Friday night.

“It is possible that there may a particularly bad batch of drugs out there in the community and that is a concern to us.

"If you attended the Warehouse Project last night and are feeling unwell, I would ask you to go to hospital for a check up as soon as possible. "

– Detective Inspector Aaron Duggan
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