Teen, 19, Died After Hiding Bag of Cocaine In Her Mouth
A popular teenager died after hiding a bag of cocaine in her mouth when the car she was in was stopped by police, an inquest has heard.
Police found nothing when they searched the car Georgia Cassidy, 19, and her boyfriend were traveling in.
The court was told Georgia, “concealed a bag of cocaine in her mouth” shortly before the car stopped.
She was rushed from a pub car park to Aintree hospital where she died from cocaine toxicity three days later, on February 14, 2018, Liverpool Coroners Court was told yesterday.
Heartbroken friends paid tribute to ‘gorgeous’ Georgia in the days after her death, who they described as a ‘beautiful and lovely’ young woman.
One wrote online: ‘Absolutely heartbreaking. I can’t believe it, thinking of you all, such a beautiful girl.
Coroner Andre Rebello said there was “no suggestion that she had any connection with drugs”, adding: “Tragically, her death has occurred from an accident.”
He slammed drug dealers, saying: “They earn an awful lot of money out of the upset and destruction and chaos caused to families like Georgia’s.”