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Briton dies in Colombia after taking drugs in tribal ritual

A British teenager has died in South America after taking hallucinogenic drugs during a tribal ritual. Henry Miller, 19, was in a remote rainforest area of Colombia when he reportedly took the drug with a local tribe.

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British teenager dies after tribal drug ritual in S America

A British teenager is reported to have died in South America after taking hallucinogenic drugs during a tribal ritual.

Henry Miller, 19, from Bristol, was in a remote rainforest area of Colombia with other tourists when he took a drug called Yage, which can bring on vivid hallucinations.

Mr Miller went missing that night, and his body was reportedly dumped on a nearby dirt road.

A fellow traveller told the Daily Mail he saw Mr Miller take the drug, and described the affects he witnessed.

"He wasn't speaking, he was lashing out with his hands and feet," he said.

"Then he started making weird animal noises, pig sounds and at one point he tried to fly. He kept saying, 'What's going on, oh my God' and holding his face."

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