Leah Heyes from Northallerton

Investigation into death 15-year-old girl in Northallerton, girl now named

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are now in a position to name the 15-year-old girl who died in hospital after collapsing  in the Applegarth car park in Northallerton on the night of Saturday 11 May.

Her name is Leah Heyes from Northallerton.

Officers are continuing their investigation into Leah’s death to determine the circumstances that led to the tragic events of Saturday night.

A post mortem is due to be carried out to determine the cause of her death.

say they believe that Leah had taken the drug MDMA – also known as ecstasy or a “bomb” – prior to collapsing and we reiterate our warning to anyone who uses , of the potential consequences.

One teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A . However, officers have not ruled out making further arrests as the investigation continues.

Police are urging anyone who was in the area at the time or has any information about the events on Saturday night, to come forward and speak to the police if they have not already done so.

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