Drugs cocktail killed woman who had been using since age 11

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A cocktail of drugs led to the death of a Nelson woman, an inquest heard.

Pathologist Dr Abdul Al-dawoud told the hearing at Burnley that tests showed traces of heroin, morphine and methadone in the body of Victoria Louise Hurrell, of Sansbury Crescent, who died in September.

The individual levels were not enough to cause death, he said, but the combinations had proved fatal.


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