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Warning about 'Speckled Rolex' ecstasy after man dies, four hospitalised

The man in his 40s died suddenly last night.

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A WARNING ABOUT a batch of bad drugs being circulated in Belfast has been issued by PSNI officers.

The alert comes after a man died suddenly last night.

Emergency services were called to a house at Thornhill Court  in Dunmurry at about 7.40pm. The man, who – through initial reports to police – is believed to have taken yellow ‘Speckled Rolex’ ecstasy died at the scene.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out today.

Four other males were also taken to hospital for treatment and they are now said to be in a stable condition.

The PSNI has urged members of the public not to take Speckled Rolex ecstasy tablets and to dispose of any illegal substances.

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