19-Year-Old Dead, 2 Critical After Saturday Night Festival

There have been three overdoses at a Sydney music pageant over the weekend, leading to one demise and two others in essential however secure circumstances. The occurrences occurred at Knockout Games Destiny at Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday night time.

Despite in depth searches and bans on 69 people, pageant goers inevitably partook in drug exercise. One 19-year-old man at Concord Hospital pronounced lifeless, and two ladies ages ladies, ages 19 and 25, suffered from treatable overdoses.

Earlier this yr, two different individuals died overdoes at Sydney music pageant Defqon.1.

Assistant Commissioner Peter Thurtell has known as the demise that resulted from Knockout “mindless” and has pled with younger individuals to assume twice about medication. In addition, Premier Gladys Berejiklian mentioned she was “beside herself” that customers nonetheless weren’t getting the message after Defqon.1.

While many have known as for capsule testing, Berejiklian has positioned her stance firmly towards it. She mentioned it may give customers a “inexperienced mild” to take such substances.