Family of ‘beautiful’ teen plead for pill testing after suspected festival drug overdose

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The family of the latest young person to die of a suspected overdose at a music festival has pleaded with NSW Premer Gladys Berejiklian to show ”strong leadership” and introduce pill testing.

  • Sarah Keoghan & Lucy Cormack
  • The Age

Central Coast teenager Alex Ross-King, 19, died after taking a suspected dose of pills at the FOMO festival in Parramatta at the weekend.

Family members of the teenager have pleaded with the government to introduce pill testing in “legacy” of her death, with grandmother Denise Doig worried her granddaughter’s death will “just pass by”.

“Premier, please: can we have this pill testing done. It’s such a…

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