Police drugs warning after two men die in a week in Northamptonshire

Police are appealing for witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses

Two men believed to have taken drugs in Kettering have died in the past five days.

The first involved a 46-year-old man who died on Sunday afternoon after being found at an address in Stamford Road.

The second man, 33, was found collapsed at the Earl of Dalkeith pub in Dalkeith Place last night.

Investigations into what caused the deaths of the men are still taking place, although both were known to be regular drug users.

Detective Chief Inspector Elliot Foskett, from CID, said: “We are still awaiting toxicology results so are unable to confirm if the men had taken drugs and what substances they had taken if they did.

“However, we are urging those who regularly use drugs in Northamptonshire to be extra vigilant about what they are taking following the deaths and to seek medical help as soon as possible should they need it.

“Anyone who does regularly uses drugs and would like to seek help or advice can contact Substance 2 Solutions, on (01604) 211304.”

Police in Northamptonshire have issued a warning to drug users in the county to be vigilant about what they are taking following the deaths of the two men which are believed to be drug-related.