Boy, 17, dies after taking ‘ecstasy’
A TEENAGER has died in hospital after taking what he thought was ecstasy.
Toby Fairclough, 17, had a heart attack on playing fields in North Marston, Bucks, before being rushed to Stoke Mandeville hospital.
His family said the death of their “cherished, sporty, ebullient child” has “left a huge hole” in their lives.
A post-mortem will take place next week.
A Thames Valley Police spokesman said: “We believe Toby digested a substance which he believed to be the illegal drug MDMA (ecstasy). MOSTLY dry through the morning with some sun, mainly in the south.
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Beckford, a Jamaica international, has since called for the woman to return the shirt to Ted, from Failsworth, Manchester, who was said to be “in bits” and ran towards his father Martin after the woman seemed to grab the shirt.
The family, who live around a mile from Ms Timbrell, had gone to north-west London to