North Yorkshire Police enquiries have found that the girl is believed to have taken MDMA and enquiries are ongoing to determine if the drug has led to the girl’s death.
However, officers are issuing a warning to anyone who has purchased this drug recently to be cautious and aware of the potential consequences of taking the drug.
Detective Inspector Jon Sygrove said: “This is an incredibly sad and tragic event and police enquiries are ongoing to determine the events around the young girl’s death. Our thoughts and condolences are with her family and friends.
“As our investigation continues, I’d advise anyone who has purchased MDMA recently to be cautious about taking it. If they have already taken the drug and feel unwell, please seek medical assistance immediately.