A 14-year-old has been arrested and charged in connection with a drugs offence in an ongoing investigation after a teenage boy died in Fife last weekend.
Police were alerted that the 16-year-old had taken unwell at a property on Kirkland Avenue in Ballingry shortly before midday on Sunday, October 29.
He was taken to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy for emergency treatment but was pronounced dead later that day.
Police confirmed the 14-year-old boy had been released pending further inquiries.
Officers are currently treating the 16-year-old’s death as unexplained and carrying out inquiries locally.
A report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.
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 inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.”
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