2 arrests over 'ecstasy death'

Police investigating the death of a teenager who died after apparently taking ecstasy have arrested a second man. Sophie Leigh Balmer, 18, from Walton, Liverpool, died at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital on Sunday after becoming unwell.

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Second man arrested over 'ecstasy' death in Liverpool

Police investigating the death of a teenager who died after apparently taking ecstasy have arrested a second man.

Sophie Leigh Balmer, 18, from Walton, Liverpool, died at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital on Sunday after becoming unwell.

Merseyside Police have arrested a second man on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug. The 19-year-old, from the Litherland area of Merseyside, was held this morning.

An 18-year-old man, also from Litherland, was arrested last night and has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

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