18-year-old 'seriously ill' after drinking lethal cocktail

Gaby Scanlon
Gaby Scanlon was celebrating her 18th birthday Credit: Twitter: Gabyscanlon

18-year-old Gaby Scanlon remains seriously ill in hospital after drinking a cocktail with liquid nitrogen. Doctors were forced to remove her stomach to save her life.

Police say her condition is serious, but stable, and she appears to have been well enough to send a tweet from her bed.

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Cocktail teen stomach removed

An 18-year-old woman from Heysham in Lancashire has had part of her stomach removed after drinking a cocktail made with liquid nitrogen.