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Two people have been released on bail after a girl from York died after a suspected overdose.
Police were called to a house on Tang Hall Lane on Thursday where police say the girl, 16, had taken a yellowy-white substance containing amphetamine.
A man, 23, was arresed on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug. A woman aged 26 was also questioned.
North Yorkshire Police has issued an urgent health warning after a teenager died of a suspected drugs overdose.
Police were called to a house in York on Thursday night after a 16-year-old girl was reported to be critically ill. It's believed she had taken a yellow-white paste thought to contain amphetamine.
A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug. A 26-year-old woman has also been detained.
Police are warning anyone who comes across the substance to avoid it.
A man is seriously ill in hospital at York District Hospital in an incident thought to be connected to the death of a 16-year-old girl from a suspected drugs overdose.
The police have issued a safety warning.
Two people have now been arrested in connection with the death of a 16-year-old girl in York. She was taken to hospital in a critical condition and died of a suspected drugs overdose. A man aged 23 and a woman aged 26, both from York, are being questioned by police.
A man has been arrested after a 16-year-old girl died in York from a suspected overdose.
A 16-year-girl died in York after an overdose.
Police were called by paramedics who had picked up the critically-ill teenager from a house in Tang Hill Lane at about 12.30am.
She later died in York Hospital.
A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug, police said. He remains in police custody
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Police warn people about a yellow-white paste thought to contain amphetamine, which may be connected to the death of a teenage girl.