Two teens die within hours of each other after attending DJ set at nightclub
Two teenagers have died within hours of each other after attending a rave in Glasgow.
The 18-year-old men had both been at the SWG3 nightclub on Saturday where DJ Ben Hemsley was headlining.
One of the teens became unwell at Croy railway station in Lanarkshire, at around 11.20pm on Saturday.
He was taken to University Hospital Monklands in Airdrie, where despite the best efforts of doctors he was pronounced dead a short time later.
The second collapsed at the music venue a few hours later, at around 2.20am on Sunday.
He was taken to the city’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, where he could not be revived.
Police are now investigating if the two fatal incidents are linked, the Sun reported.
One line of inquiry they are pursuing is whether the deaths are related to drugs.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: ‘Around 11.20pm on Saturday we were called to a report of a man taking unwell in the Constarry Road area of Croy.
‘Emergency services attended and an 18-year-old was taken to University Hospital Monklands in Airdrie, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
‘Next of kin are aware and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.
‘Around 2.20am on Sunday, August 13, we were made aware a man had become unwell at a premises on Eastvale Place, Glasgow.
‘An 18-year-old was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
‘Next of kin have been informed and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.’
Meanwhile, SWG3 paid condolences to the families of the two teenagers.
A statement said: ‘We are devastated at the news and our deepest sympathies are with the families.
‘We will continue to assist the police with their inquiries.’
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