Warning issued over dangerous pills after 20-year-old raver died

Pill warnings have been issued following the death of a 20-year-old man at Warehouse Project during the early hours of Saturday morning (September 25).

The Manchester Evening News has reported that at around 3:30AM, officers monitoring the Mayfield Depot club were informed that a man was unwell and had been transported to the hospital. The cause of the death is not yet confirmed.

On the same night, a 20-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs with the intent to supply, while two men aged 23 and 22 and a 21-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A substances.

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They are being held in custody and are pending further investigation.

The Metropolis drum and bass and jungle event has been headlined by DJs Andy C, Friction, and Sub Focus in the Manchester city centre venue on the evening of the incident.

This incident comes after the death of a 21-year-old man who became ill at The Cause in London. There have been numerous instances of potentially harmful pills on the market since clubbing returned to England in July.

Drug harm reduction organisation The Loop have issued warnings about dangerous pills going around the UK at the moment.