Tragedy as man, 20, dies after 'becoming unwell' at Manchester nightclub

-Credit: (Image: Manchester Evening News)
-Credit: (Image: Manchester Evening News)


A 20-year-man died in hospital after falling ill at Manchester nightclub Hidden. Police have launched an investigation following the death in the early hours of Saturday.

The clubber was taken to hospital after 'becoming unwell' at the club at DownTex Mill on Mary Street, Cheetham Hill at around 2.30am. In a statement the club, which was hosting a techno night run by promoters Teletech, said it was 'deeply saddened by the tragic loss'.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesperson said: "At around 2.30am this morning (June 8), police were called to reports of an incident on Mary Street in Manchester. A 20-year-old man had become unwell and was transported to hospital. Tragically, despite the best efforts of emergency services, he later passed away.

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"Enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of death."

In a statement Hidden said: "We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss that occurred at our venue in the early hours of this morning. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to the family and loved ones during this incredibly difficult time.

"Hidden has always been a place for people to come together, enjoy music and culture in a safe space and we are heartbroken by this incident. The safety and well-being of our customers and staff are always our top priority and in light of this tragedy, we have decided to cancel the event on Sunday as a mark of respect and to allow us to evaluate with our team.

"We will continue to assist the police with their inquiries."