A teenager has died in suspected drug related circumstances after falling unwell at a house in Fife.
Emergency services were called to a property on Kirkland’s Avenue in Ballingry at around 11.55am on Sunday.
A 16-year-old boy was taken to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy for treatment but was pronounced dead a short time later.
It’s understood that detectives are investigating if drugs played a part in his death as enquiries remain ongoing.
Police also confirmed that a number of other youths were taken to hospital as a “precaution”.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were made aware around 11.55am on Sunday, October 29 of a 16-year-old male youth having taken unwell at a property on Kirkland Avenue in Ballingry.
“He was taken to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy for treatment but was pronounced dead a short time later.
“His death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.”
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