Organisers of the event where 17-year-old Liverpool teen Faye Allen spent the evening before she died have released a statement in which they 'extend' their 'sympathies to the family of' her.
Don't Let Daddy Know released the statement after the teen died after taking ecstasy tablet 'Mastercard'. Two people from St Helens have been arrested by police.
The statement read:
On Sunday 01.05.16, the international brand Don’t Let Daddy Know, hosted and promoted an event at the Victoria Warehouse, Manchester, England. It has since come to light that an incident occurred in the early hours of Monday 02.05.16, which resulted in the death of a female in hospital.
Don’t Let Daddy Know has hosted events all around the world and always produce shows of the highest standard, ensuring that robust door policies are adhered to. Don’t Let Daddy Know were happy to return to Manchester after 2015’s successful show at the Victoria Warehouse because of the high standards, we felt, the venue set.
It is with great sadness we write this and extend our sympathies to the family of Faye Allen, and will work with the relevant authorities to assist in any on-going investigations.
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A 17-year-old girl died after visiting a nightclub and taking an ecstasy pill for the first time, it has been reported.
Tributes have been paid to Faye Allen, who died in hospital after suffering an adverse reaction after apparently taking one "MasterCard" tablet at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester.
Greater Manchester Police were called to Trafford Wharf Road in Trafford at around 5am on Monday.
"The death of a young person is always devastating, but in these circumstances it is all the more heart-breaking. My thoughts are with her family and friends at this time.
"Sadly we know it is very unlikely that the girl was the only person to have taken this drug last night.
"We are appealing to anyone who may have taken this form of ecstasy, known as 'MasterCard', to get checked out urgently."
Victoria Warehouse said in a statement that it "would like to convey our deepest sympathies to the family of the deceased, and will continue to assist Greater Manchester Police with their inquiries".
Police are investigating after a loaded handgun was found in a garden in Liverpool.
The weapon was discovered hidden in a back garden at an address on the East Lancashire Road in the Noris Green area of the city yesterday afternoon.
Police say, the weapon, which appears to be a loaded handgun with a silencer, has been recovered and will be examined further by forensic and ballistic experts to establish if it is a viable weapon.
"I would like to thank the person who found this for coming forward. There are some people in our communities who are prepared to use firearms to protect their criminal enterprise and they bring fear and intimidation to our streets.
"I would encourage the public to call us if they know where weapons are being stored, or if they have any information about those involved in gun crime.
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