Charity worker's mother: 'Drugs destroy people's lives'

The parents of charity worker Nick Bonnie who died after collapsing at a Manchester nightclub have paid tribute to their son. The 30-year-old's death is suspected to be drugs related.

Andy and Pauline Bonnie told ITV News' Dan Rivers he "touched so many old and young".

Mrs Bonnie, a drugs rehabilitation worker, also appealed for people to avoid illegal substances.

"If anybody's thinking or offered or believes that it's a good thing to take drugs it isn't.

"Drugs destroy people's lives, the impact it's having for our family is a permanent one, and I don't think we'll never get over it...he was a special boy."

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Charity worker's 'drugs death'

Detectives are investigating the suspected drugs-related death of royal charity worker who collapsed in a club in Trafford, Manchester. Nick Bonnie's mother, a drugs rehabilitation worker, has told ITV News "drugs destroy people's lives."