Teenager, 19, dies after collapsing at Birmingham nightclub

A police probe has been launched after a 19-year-old man collapsed and died at a nightclub in Birmingham.

The tragedy unfolded at Lab 11 on Trent Street in Digbeth in the early hours of Sunday morning, Birmingham Live reports.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to shortly after 1.30am to reports that a person was in a serious condition.

Ambulance staff arrived at Lab 11 to find first aid being administered to the man by on-site medical staff. A spokesman said that paramedics immediately took over, but were unable to save him.

A WMAS spokesperson said: “The man’s condition deteriorated and he suffered a cardiac arrest.

"Ambulance staff immediately commenced CPR on scene before he was conveyed by land ambulance on blue lights to City Hospital; resuscitation efforts continued en route.

“Sadly, despite the best efforts of ambulance staff and hospital medics, the man was confirmed deceased a short time later.”

A spokeswoman for West Midlands police said: “A 19 year old man has died after he became unwell at Lab 11 in Digbeth on Sunday 2 September.

“He was taken by ambulance from the night club to City Hospital, where sadly, he passed away shortly afterwards.

“Police are investigating to establish the cause of his death.”

Birmingham City Council confirmed that it would be up to West Midlands Police to make a request for any licence review over the venue in question.

William Power, owner of Lab 11 said: ""We can confirm that our staff spotted a man who appeared unwell at around 1.30am on Sunday 2 September and they immediately called our on-site medical team who began to provide first aid.

"In addition, an ambulance was called and arrived soon afterwards but unfortunately, the man’s condition deteriorated and he suffered a cardiac arrest. Ambulance crew attempted to resuscitate him and he was conveyed to City Hospital but we understand he died some time later.

"We take the wellbeing of our customers extremely seriously and will be providing full co-operation to the authorities as they investigate this incident. Finally, everybody at Lab 11 would like to convey our deepest sympathies to this man’s family."

Anyone with information can call police on 101.

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