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Woman dies after taking ecstasy
Ecstasy pill
The pill was white with two cherries hanging from two leaves
A woman has died in Hampshire after taking ecstasy.

Dawn Rennie, 37, of Woodlands Way, Bursledon, died at Southampton General Hospital on Saturday after taking a tablet the previous night.

Police have warned people to be wary of tablets described as round and white with an image of two cherries hanging from two leaves.

A 51-year-old Bursledon man was arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs and has been released on bail.

Detective Inspector Linda Howard said: "These tablets should be treated with extreme caution.

"We are awaiting chemical analysis of the tablets, but people should exercise extreme care."

Found limp

The reverse side of the tablet is plain with a line through the centre.

The woman, who has not been identified, took ecstasy at about 2300 BST on Friday, police said. By 0100 BST she was vomiting.

She was found limp at 0400 and was taken to hospital where she died at 0600 BST.




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