Man dies after falling ill at The Warehouse Project
While his cause of death is currently unknown, the 20-something was taken ill on Saturday
A man in his 20s has died after attending an event at Manchester’s The Warehouse Project, Manchester Evening News reports.
The man, who has not been named, passed away on Sunday afternoon in hospital after falling ill at the 10,000 capacity event on Friday, April 8.
Greater Manchester Police confirmed to The Manchester Evening News after the man’s death on Sunday: ”Officers were called to a report of a death of a male at a hospital this morning.”
“A male in his 20s was taken ill at Warehouse Project in the city centre in the early hours on Saturday (9 April) and taken to hospital where he sadly died on Sunday afternoon.”
According to police, the man had attended the ‘MK - Return to Manchester’ event in which the American DJ MK performed on Friday night.
“We have been made aware that in the early hours of Saturday morning, a young male in his mid-twenties was presented by WHP security to the on-site medical team during their event at Depot Mayfield,” said a spokesperson for The Warehouse Project.
“Having assessed his condition an ambulance was called and he was sent to hospital. We have however sadly learnt that he has since passed away,” they said. “At this stage, we do not know any further details or cause of death. Our thoughts are very much with his family and friends.”
While his cause of death is currently unknown, police are not treating it as suspicious.
The unamed man's passing comes just seven months after the death of 20-year-old student James Diss who had also attended the club night.
Diss’ cause of death has now been confirmed as an “adverse reaction” to high dosages of both MDMA and ketamine. The student was rushed to hospital on September 25 but passed away shortly after at Manchester Royal Infirmary.
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