One dead and two in hospital after taking drugs in North London nightclub

Police have issued a warning of the dangers of taking drugs after a club night in North London left one dead and two others in hospital.

Emergency services were called to The Cause club on Ashley Road, Tottenham, shortly after 3am on Saturday, July 31.

A number of people had become unwell in the club after taking illegal substances.

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A 21-year-old man was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

His next of kin have been informed.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post-mortem will be scheduled in due course.

Two other men were also taken to hospital where they remain in a stable condition.

A police spokesperson said: “At this early stage of the investigation it is understood that all parties have taken drugs.

“At this stage we don’t believe any persons were known to each other.”

No arrests have been made.

Superintendent Simon Crick, in charge of policing for Enfield and Haringey, said: “There is no safe way of taking illegal drugs, however the incidents overnight have caused us particular concern. We urge anyone who bought drugs in or around the nightclub to dispose of these substances as soon as possible.

“An investigation is continuing to establish where these drugs have come from and I encourage anyone with information to contact police.

“If anyone has taken an illegal substance and becomes unwell then they should seek immediate medical advice.”

Police are urging anyone with information about the drugs or drugs supply to report it by calling 101 quoting CAD 877/31Jul.

Were you at the club? Did you see what happened? Please get in touch at [email protected]

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