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Legal highs: bad reporting follows the death of a teenager in Bexley

by | 26th, July 2015

The Star has news of a Legal high alert as teen dies after ‘inhaling hippy crack at party'” .

Reporting on legal highs has been frenzied. Will the Star stick to the facts and provide a direct link between the nitrous oxide and the tragedy?

Cops said the 18-year-old was believed to have been drinking and taking legal high nitrous oxide at the bash in Bexley, south-east London

We don’t know, then, if the teenager died from the so-called hippy crack. All we know is they he died.

The Metropolitan Police say:

“Next of kin have been notified. A post-mortem will be scheduled in due course. At this stage the death is being treated as unexplained pending the findings of the post-mortem.”

The Star’s headliner is bunkum, then. We do not know why the teenager died. We do not know if they

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