Law student, 18, dies at uni halls 'after taking ketamine' as heartbroken family say 'we'll miss her bright smile'

THE heartbroken family of a law student who collapsed and died at her uni halls after reportedly taking ketamine have paid tribute.

Megan Pollitt, 18, passed away in hospital on Monday after falling ill at her halls of residence in Cardiff at the weekend.

Police believe the teen may have taken a lethal batch of the party drug ketamine.

The teen, from Rugby, Warks, had only recently started studying law at the university and was "full of dreams and aspirations", her family said,

They also revealed Wasps fan Megan – known as Meg to loved ones – enjoyed reading classics, watching Anime and listening to music.

A statement said: "Meg dedicated her time to everyone around her and was always there for others.

"Having moved away Meg still enjoyed close contact with family and friends, sharing stories and laughter through visits and calls.

“We will miss her beautiful bright smile and positive energy that would lift the spirits of anyone.

"Meg loved the outdoor space, particularly hiking with her Dad and her dog. She had recently climbed Snowdon and reached the summit.

"Meg will be missed and forever loved by her Mum and Dad, sister, grandparents and friends.”

Police are investigating whether Megan's death is linked to that of a 25-year-old man who died on Sunday.

And they are interviewing her fellow students to trace her final movements

Detective Chief Inspector Tom Moore, added: “Two families have been left devastated by these tragic events over the weekend and they are being supported by officers as we continue with our enquiries.

"SWP detectives are working hard to establish the exact circumstances and would appeal for anyone with information to please contact us."

Eight people have since been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs.

Richard Rees, 31, has been charged in the supply of cocaine, possession with intent to supply cocaine, and possession of cannabis.

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