A health centre receptionist who took two ecstasy capsules at a music pageant collapsed with organ failure and died in hospital, an inquest heard.

Kelsey Corps, 20, was seen taking two tablets together with vodka whereas partying on the Wonderwood Pageant close to Preston, Lancashire, on July 24 final 12 months.

A pal tried to get water to revive Miss Corps, of Lancaster, however he could not discover any and her situation deteriorated. 

She was admitted to a hospital in a coma the place she examined optimistic for Covid and suffered a deadly cardiac arrest. Miss Corps died the next morning. 

The listening to at Preston Coroner’s Court docket heard a press release from her pal, Bradley Graham, who stated the pair talked about ‘getting off their heads’ on the pageant.

He stated: ‘Kelsey was enjoyable loving and loved having amusing and did use leisure medication when at a celebration.

‘I wished to enter her world and go to Wonderwood Pageant. She requested me to go and I agreed. 

‘We talked about getting off our heads and agreed to buy some tablets. 

Kelsey Corps, 20, a fitness centre receptionist, died from ecstasy poisoning after taking two tablets at a festival on July 24 last year

Kelsey Corps, 20, a health centre receptionist, died from ecstasy poisoning after taking two tablets at a pageant on July 24 final 12 months

‘On the Saturday morning, myself and Kelsey obtained a taxi to the occasion and began ingesting alcohol.

‘I can not keep in mind after we took the tablets, but it surely wasn’t till others had been doing them. I have no idea what number of she took – I simply keep in mind considering she had two and I had three.

‘She began asking for water and I attempted to get her some however I couldn’t get any. I attempted to get her to the safety employees so they may get her to an ambulance. I ultimately did and so they put her in a wheelchair. I used to be ready for her to face up however she didn’t and after this, I rang her household.’

Miss Corps’ sister Jasmine described her as somebody who was ‘sociable, humorous and loved life’. 

‘She had taken ecstasy earlier than however she knew her restrict. I don’t suppose she used different medication,’ she stated. 

Miss Corps' friend Bradley Graham tried to get water to revive her but he couldn't find any and her condition deteriorated

Miss Corps’ pal Bradley Graham tried to get water to revive her however he could not discover any and her situation deteriorated

Dr Simon Vaughan, who labored within the intensive care unit at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, stated that Miss Corps arrived on the emergency division at 8.52pm in a coma.  

‘Kelsey had taken the ecstasy tablets at round 7.30pm and collapsed ten minutes later,’ stated Dr Vaughan. ‘Her temperature was 42C and she or he had a quick coronary heart fee and low blood stress. She examined optimistic for Covid and was transferred to a Covid essential unit.

‘The unique expectation was that she would survive with supportive administration… However Kelsey began to deteriorate very severely and by 1.25am her situation was so extreme, her pink blood cells had been deteriorating.

‘This can be a recognised however surprising response after the ingestion of ecstasy. She continued to deteriorate additional and sadly she had change into unstable.’

At 5am, Miss Corps went into cardiac arrest as a result of her low blood oxygen ranges and resuscitation was tried for 40 minutes. She died at 6.16am.

Although Miss Corps was initially expected by doctors to survive, she started to deteriorate seriously and by 1.25am her condition was so severe, her red blood cells were diminishing

At 5am, Miss Corps went into cardiac arrest due to her low blood oxygen levels and resuscitation was attempted for 40 minutes. She died at 6.16am

Though Miss Corps was initially anticipated by medical doctors to outlive, she began to deteriorate severely and by 1.25am her situation was so extreme, her pink blood cells had been diminishing

Det Con Rachel Crossley of Lancashire Police, stated officers visited the tackle the place the medication had been bought from however there was no additional motion as a result of ‘inadequate proof’.

Det Con Crossley added: ‘Additional tablets had been discovered on the pageant. The pageant organiser stated anybody who entered the pageant was searched bodily, and there have been drug sniffer canine. 

‘An amnesty field was additionally supplied. Within the amnesty field there was one bag of unidentified powder, one bag of unidentified capsules and one other unidentified bag. The unidentified bag of capsules contained ecstasy and caffeine. They had been all surrendered voluntarily.

‘From the proof from Jasmine and Brad, Kelsey had beforehand taken ecstasy. There isn’t any data to recommend she had been coerced. 

‘Brad stated he had struggled to get any water for Kelsey and that’s one thing which will probably be raised with the occasion organiser shifting ahead. If somebody asks for water, you give it to them.’

A autopsy examination confirmed excessive ranges of MDMA in Kelsey’s system. Her explanation for loss of life was multi organ failure and Ecstasy poisoning

Recording a conclusion of drug associated loss of life, coroner Sarah Sutherland instructed Kelsey’s household: ‘I’ve heard Kelsey was enjoyable loving and she or he loved going to social occasions. She had beforehand taken ecstasy and there was an intention to take ecstasy at this pageant.

‘We’ve got heard from Brad how she took an unknown amount of capsules possibly two or three and there might have been others however he couldn’t help. After ingesting tablets, she collapsed. He did his finest to assist her regardless of being intoxicated himself. 

‘I settle for Kelsey died after ingesting leisure medication. I can not start to think about what you will have been by way of, I’m sorry in your loss.’