Man dies in South Shields after taking 'homemade' ecstasy
A 20-year-old man has died after taking a "potentially homemade" ecstasy tablet, police said.
The man died after being taken to South Tyneside Hospital on Sunday. It is thought he had taken a pale green tablet.
Police urged anyone who had taken drugs from the same batch to get medical help.
Det Insp Paul Woods said: "These tablets are potentially very dangerous."