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Man dies after drinking liquid laced with cocaine

A man from Gosport has died after drinking what he thought was a pear-flavoured fruit drink. Tests later showed the liquid contained a lethal amount of cocaine.

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Man dies after drinking cocaine laced drink

'He was a devoted family man with a selfless attitude to help others.' Just one of the tributes paid to a man who died after drinking fruit juice - laced with drugs.

Joromie Lewis from Gosport was completely unaware it contained a lethal dose of cocaine. The Royal Navy veteran died within hours. Tonight there's an urgent warning to others not to consume the drink as Richard Slee reports.

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