A teenage boy has been charged in connection with drug offences after the death of a schoolgirl in Fife.
At around 2.45am on Monday morning, police were called to reports of a teenage girl taking unwell within a property in Inverkeithing.
She was rushed to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy by ambulance, but was pronounced dead a short time later.
The teenager is understood to have been a pupil at Inverkeithing High School.
Police have charged a 17-year-old male with a drug offence following the incident.
He was arrested and then later released pending further enquiries.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 2.45am on Monday, September 18, 2023, officers were called to a report of a teenage girl taking unwell within a property in Inverkeithing.
“Emergency services attended, and she was taken by ambulance to the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy. She was pronounced deceased a short time later.
“Her death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries are continuing.
“A 17-year-old male has been arrested and charged in connection with a drugs offence and released pending further enquiries.
“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”
Fife Council has been contacted for comment.