Skip to Content

Spiked Champagne in Bavarian bar leaves 1 dead, 8 sick

KIFI

BERLIN (AP) — German police say one man has died and eight other people have been hospitalized in serious condition after unknowingly drinking Champagne spiked with Ecstasy at a bar in Bavaria. The man who died was 52 and the others are between 33 and 52. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that the group of people fell ill shortly after having shared a bottle of Champagne on Saturday night in the Bavarian town of Weiden. Police arrived at the bar and they found people lying on the ground with cramps. Eight of them were hospitalized. Police say it did not appear to be a targeted attack and it was still unclear how the drug got into the bottle.

Article Topic Follows: AP National Business

Jump to comments ↓

Associated Press

BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION

KIFI Local News 8 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content