Newspaper article The Canadian Press

New Westminster, B.C., Police Say Charges Recommended in Teen Overdose Death

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

New Westminster, B.C., Police Say Charges Recommended in Teen Overdose Death

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Charges recommended in teen overdose death

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NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - Police say charges are being recommended following the death of a 13-year-old girl who overdosed on ecstasy bought in New Westminster, B.C.

Staff Sgt. Andrew Perry says the teen was with a 16-year-old girl when they bought ecstasy from a street-level drug dealer near a SkyTrain station on July 15.

On their way back home to Port Coquitlam, he says the younger girl went into medical distress and later died at Eagle Ridge Hospital in Port Moody.

Perry says toxicology reports confirmed the teen died of a lethal overdose of ecstasy, or MDMA.

A suspect who police say is believed to be responsible for selling the drugs to the teens was arrested and then released on a promise to appear in court. …

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