6 teens in Australian hospital after drug overdose at school | Inquirer News
Close  

6 teens in Australian hospital after drug overdose at school

/ 11:14 AM February 22, 2018

GOLD COAST, Australia — Six boys remain in an Australian hospital after allegedly suffering drug overdoses at a private school.

Police said on Thursday that some of the students, aged 14 and 15, were critically ill, but the Gold Coast University Hospital declined to say how many.

ADVERTISEMENT

Seven boys were taken from St. Stephen’s College near Gold Coast city on Wednesday after staff noticed they were drug-affected and deteriorating.

One boy was discharged overnight, the hospital said in a statement.

FEATURED STORIES

Detective Sr. Sgt. Greg Aubort said the boys had consumed a powered drug, but he gave few other details about its identity. He declined to say whether the drug might have been bought on the dark web.                        /kga

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Australia, Drugs, overdose, School, St. Stephen's College, teenager
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.