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[BBC News Northern Ireland] NI: 18 drug-related deaths linked to new drug 'speckled Rolex'. (05 Jun 2014)

URL: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-277139...

A coroner has likened a new unregulated drug that was introduced in Northern Ireland last year as being similar to having a serial killer on the loose.

John Leckey made his comments at an inquest in Belfast which is looking at the drug-related deaths of six people in NI.

The drug has a number of street names including, speckled cherries and speckled crosses.

The inquest heard it had been linked to 19 deaths in NI and eight in Hungary.

Item Type:News
Source:BBC News Northern Ireland
Date:5 June 2014
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Subjects:B Substances > New (novel) psychoactive substances
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
VA Geographic area > Europe > Northern Ireland

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