19-year-old dies, possibly drug related
City cops are investigating after a 19-year-old man suspected of taking ecstasy collapsed at a West Edmonton Mall rave and later died in hospital.
Special duty police officers were contact by mall security shortly before 4 a.m. today.
Cops were told a man had collapsed at the Frost 2009 rave party.
He was transported by ambulance to hospital, where he died at 6 a.m.
Police said the man is suspected of having taken ecstasy.
Two men and one woman in their 20s also suspected of taking ecstasy were treated in hospital and released.
The death is not considered suspicious, but cops are hunting for whoever sold the dead man the drug.
The official cause of death has yet to be determined by the medical examiner.
The rave, held at the Edmonton Event Centre, wrapped up at 6 a.m.
Police ask anyone who with information to contact cops at 780-423-4567.
Earlier this year, 14-year-old Cassie (Eyre) Williams died from an ecstasy overdose at West Edmonton Mall's Rock 'N' Ride event.
The mall later shut the teen party down. It was held at Galaxyland.
Cassie reportedly took six hits of "E," all of which were triple the standard dosage.
By SUN MEDIA
Last Updated: 12th October 2009, 2:04pm
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