An inquest into the deaths of two teenagers who collapsed at a club in Plymouth is due to begin today, 15 December.
Aaron Reilly and Joshua Brock collapsed after taking what police suspect was the drug MDMA, a contraction of the chemical name for ecstasy.
Emergency services were called to Pryzm nightclub in the early hours of Saturday morning, where the two men were found unconscious.
Their families described them as 'kind' boys with great senses of humour.
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Police say a 19-year-old man has died after taking what they believe to be a form of MDMA at a Bristol nightclub.
The teenager, from the Newport area of Wales, died after taking the drug at Motion nightclub in the early hours of Sunday.
Avon and Somerset Police says his family "are being supported at this difficult time".
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