Police Investigate 'Rock Star' Death

A teenager from Merseyside has died after apparently taking an Ecstasy-type tablet.

Police investigating the death of a Liverpool teenager thought to have taken an Ecstasy-type tablet have arrested a second person.

The 19 year old from the Litherland area is being questioned on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug.

18-year-old Sophie Leigh Balmer from Walton died in hospital on Sunday.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out to establish the cause of death. 

An 18-year-old man, also from Litherland arrested, arrested last night (Monday, 16 September) has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

Merseyside Police have issued a safety alert regarding the green "Rock Star'' pills, which are emblazoned with a star motif.

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