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Burnley holiday maker dies after 'taking drugs' in Amsterdam

A holiday maker from Lancashire has died after apparently taking cocaine and heroin during a trip to Amsterdam, it was reported today.

Burnley holiday maker dies after 'taking drugs' in Amsterdam

A street view of Amsterdam. Credit: PA

A holiday maker from Lancashire has died after apparently taking cocaine and heroin during a trip to Amsterdam, it was reported today.

Joel McDevitt, 22, from Burnley, died in a hospital in the Dutch city on Sunday morning.

Officers believe he and an unnamed friend, also from Burnley, Lancashire, had 'taken a quantity of drugs' including cocaine and heroin.

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