Belgian woman dies after taking sip of MDMA-laced wine

2 de março de 20201min12

Alert issued after woman opens bottle believed to have been used to transport drug

Belgian prosecutors have issued an alert over a woman who died after taking a sip of wine from a bottle suspected of being used to transport the drug MDMA.

The 41-year-old collapsed shortly after opening the French red to enjoy with a colleague after work. She took a sip from a glass, which left an unpleasant taste, and the intake was enough to give her a fatal dose of MDMA, the active ingredient in ecstasy pills.

The unnamed woman, from the Flemish town of Puurs, near Antwerp, died five days later in hospital.

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